Linux Journal: Caldera Opens Linux for Home and Business

While Caldera Systems has posited itself as the Linux
choice for business, its recent release of OpenLinux 2.3 and the
open-sourcing of its Lizard graphical installation tool suggest
that grass may be just as green for home users as it is for cube
potatoes in the workplace.

“Caldera’s OpenLinux 2.3, weighing in at $49.95, includes a host
of office productivity applications including StarOffice 5.1,
Netscape Communicator 4.6.1, and Corel WordPerfect 8.0. Company
officials consider it a significant upgrade from OpenLinux 2.2,
citing increased support for video cards and improved frame buffer
support. In fact, Caldera has compiled a webpage delineating the
differences between the two versions to help users decide whether
the upgrade is worth buying or making the switch. For current users
of OpenLinux 2.2, an upgrade-only version is also available for

“And for those not able (or willing) to completely sever the
umbilical cable between themselves and the House of Gates,
OpenLinux 2.3 comes with PartitionMagic and BootMagic, allowing
OpenLinux 2.3 to run most peaceably alongside Windows.”