Xandros Desktop Review
Posted on: 11/11/2002 10:05 PM

Linux Planet has posted a review on Xandros Desktop

Xandros purchased an exclusive license to Corel's Linux distribution in the summer of 2001, with the goal of producing a true desktop Linux distribution. Though well-known for the quality of its installer and the general user-friendliness of the distribution, Corel's Linux wasn't unique enough to truly differentiate itself in the market. Caught up in the post-coital depression of the Linux market, the collapse of hundreds of dot bomb companies, and financial problems brought on by failed hardware experiments such as the NetWinder, Corel decided that it couldn't afford to promote and support an independent Linux distribution. For a few million dollars, Xandros took up the torch--and is now crossing the finish line with a well thought-out, differentiated product that has great potential for success.


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