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Xandros 1.0 Desktop

“Of the lastest Linux distros (Lindows, Lycoris,...”

Written on: 06/11/2002 by John. (1 review written)

Of the lastest Linux distros (Lindows, Lycoris, Libranet, ELX) aimed at Joe and Jane Average, Xandros 1.0 is the King of the Windows Killers. No other distro - including Libranet 2.7, my previous object of desire - comes close.
And why not? Xandros is the brainchild of Ming Poon, the man behind COREL Linux. For those who remember (and love) the KDE-meets-Debian goodness of COREL, Xandros 1.0 Desktop is COREL on steroids, on fire and driving 100 miles an hour through a hospital zone pursued by… Read Full Review

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76524_Kostas.'s Response to 48804_John.'s Review

Written on: 01/03/2003

The review is accurate as far as installation and initial operation go.
However, connecting with internet has been impossible and support from Xandros has not been forthcoming, unless they expect user familiarity with Unix.
So, there is no chance for use for e-mail, the web or ability to upgrade or install anything but package components.

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Xandros 1.0 Desktop

“I noted that Xandros does not contain the latest...”

Written on: 05/11/2002 by Brian Masinick. (1 review written)

I noted that Xandros does not contain the latest desktop software (it uses a heavily customized version of KDE 2.2.2) and it has a limited amount of software included.

Both of these attributes are choices by the vendor, choices intended to ensure software stability and ease of use, choices that the vendor chose in the interests of creating a very usable and stable desktop software platform.

I believe that Xandros has succeeded in meeting their objectives, for they do, indeed, have a very… Read Full Review

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