Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 18th Sep 2002 02:30 UTC
Oracle and SUN These days, the big players in the Linux "purely-desktop market" are Lycoris, Lindows, ELX and the much awaited Xandros Desktop 1.0. OSNews got their hands to the latest version of Xandros (beta3b) and we are giving it a whirl. Read more for information and screenshots.
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by DCMonkey on Wed 18th Sep 2002 17:31 UTC

ELX has a cool thing for newbies where they group applications by category in the taskbar or panel and, when you click, for example, the browsers icon, all the browsers appear in a window and you then click on the one you want to use. And it is the same for other groupings of applications.

Uhh, that was in BeOS and then Windows XP beta (maybe even release) before KDE and GNOME added the feature to their desktops (guess where they got the idea). ELX is based on KDE. In fact, other than a WM theme and some desktop icons, it looks like stock KDE to me. Hardly original.