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Linux.com: Review: Xandros Desktop OS 4.1 Professional

Dec 19, 2006, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)


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"A few weeks ago, Xandros released an update of its Business Desktop OS with a number of new features, including 3-D effects and desktop search. The 3-D effects fell flat in my tests, but I found the distro to be a pretty good OS if you're looking for a Windows replacement.

"One of the things Xandros has always gotten right is its simple installation routine. If you pick the express install, all it requires is a few mouse clicks and you're done before you know it. The custom install is not much more difficult. Some users might find the limited options for disk partitioning and management to be a bit frustrating, but users who want to set up a RAID or use LVM probably aren't Xandros' target market for the desktop system. The custom install allows you to modify the default Xandros package selection, handle custom partitioning and choosing a different filesystem (Xandros uses ReiserFS by default), and allows you to set up the network configuration manually..."

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