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OSNews: Review: Xandros Desktop 4.0

Oct 07, 2006, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thom Holwerda)


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"Xandros 4 installed fine. Xandros 4's installation routine is easy, and requires little to no knowledge of partitioning-- provided you do not choose the 'advanced' method. It can automagically resize Windows partitions to make way for Xandros; I, however, chose the 'advanced' method since I needed to install Xandros over my Vista RC1 installation (my Broadcom 4318 chip does not work in Windows Vista, how's that for irony?). The installation took about 25-30 minutes, which is acceptable; not outstanding, but acceptable.

"Hardware recognition is where Xandros 4 really shines. All my hardware was autodetected and configured, including my Ati video card and my Broadcom 43xx wireless chipset...!"

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