Shipping Version of Presto Linux Makes Netbook Users Long for the Beta
Jan 05, 2010, 06:03 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Xandros launches Presto, a $19 Linux distribution that should
have been just what the netbook market needed to stave off Windows
7 Starter Edition.
"Xandros has officially launched Presto, a Linux distribution
targeted at users who want instant booting, ease of use and
"Xandros originally envisioned Presto as a secondary operating
system that users would install on their systems alongside Windows.
The idea was to allow a user to quickly boot their system for a
minor task or to surf the Web, leaving Windows for more important
"Interestingly, all of the things that make Presto a good
secondary OS are the same that would make Presto a good primary OS
on a netbook computer."