Vixta: Nice Concept, Incomplete Execution
Oct 28, 2007, 16:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Susan Linton)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
"Vixta is a new Linux distribution, first released only last
month, based on the not-yet-released Fedora 8. Its main objective
is to emulate the visual aspects of Microsoft Vista. Version 095
contains the newest, and sometimes unstable, versions of software.
The project's goals include being free in every sense, requiring
absolutely no configuration, and being user-friendly, eye-catching,
and familiar. Too bad the goals don't include feature-complete and
"Vixta comes on an installable live CD, available in either
English or Portuguese. The live CD's rather plain boot screen and
verbose boot output aren't especially impressive, but about halfway
through the boot process a splash screen appears to hide the rest
of the output..."