ExtremeTech: Xandros Desktop OS 3 Deluxe Edition
Dec 14, 2004, 01:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"We frequently get the same question from our readers in the
ExtremeTech forum: I want to get rid of Windows, so which Linux
distribution should I try? Now we have a definite answer: Get
Xandros. With the release of version 3, the Xandros folks have
finally come up with a full-blown replacement for Windows on the
desktop. New stuff in this release includes a VPN wizard, a
firewall wizard, encrypted home folders, DVD burning, and a number
of other goodies.
"That's a lot of new features, and some of them answer
criticisms we've had of a variety of Linux distros. Can a desktop
distro really be a viable replacement for Windows? To find out, we
installed it on a couple of PCs--a desktop and a laptop..."