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X/OS is an Undistinguished Red Hat Clone

Oct 25, 2007, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Preston ST. Pierre)


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"X/OS Linux is a distribution built from Red Hat Enterprise Linux sources. Its developers claim it was created 'to provide a hassle-free enterprise-class Linux operating system without usage terms tied to commercial services.' I downloaded it expecting I might find all the refinement of Red Hat along with some improvements and the community one expects to find growing around free software. It seems I set my expectations too high.

"X/OS is offered on 6 CDs or one 3.6GB DVD. After waiting overnight for the DVD image to download I was eager to see what X/OS would be like..."

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