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DesktopLinux.com: Workspot Offers Desktop Linux 'Anywhere'

Mar 28, 2003, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jill Ratkevic)

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"Are you considering using the Linux operating system, but want to give it a test-drive first? Workspot offers a way to try Linux through your Internet browser. The subscription-based program gives you the flexibility to use Red Hat in your business or at home for a low monthly fee. DesktopLinux.com spoke with Workspot's CEO Greg Bryant to learn more about using Desktop Linux anywhere...

"DesktopLinux.com: Can you briefly describe Workspot's history and mission?

"Greg Bryant: We set out to provide a personal, infinite machine... something like a desktop that lives forever... available remotely through any other machine. We could only build that with nonproprietary, open, Free software... so it's a GNU/Linux desktop.

"DesktopLinux.com: Currently, Workspot offers Red Hat 8.0. Are there plans to offer other Linux distributions?

"Greg Bryant: We have boundless plans... we want to offer all distros, and all desktop managers, and all applications, and quite a bit of hardware. Workspot should be the complete, living showcase of the Linux world, where people can try anything at the click of a button, preconfigured..."

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