Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 15th Sep 2006 02:19 UTC
Oracle and SUN Xandros has announced that it started offering a free 30-day trial edition of Xandros Desktop 4 Premium for free download. Xandros Desktop 4 is a beginner-friendly distribution with a customised version of KDE and a host of intuitive desktop utilities designed to ease migration from Windows to Linux.
Thread beginning with comment 162596
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
free 30-day trial
by jcinacio on Fri 15th Sep 2006 03:36 UTC
Member since:

I can understand the reasoning behind this (marketing) but this just sounds like shareware, something i thought i wouldn't be seeing in a Linux distro.

Reply Score: 5

RE: free 30-day trial
by EmmEff on Fri 15th Sep 2006 16:03 in reply to "free 30-day trial"
EmmEff Member since:

It's not Shareware, it's a commercial Linux distribution, just like RedHat and others.

Reply Parent Score: 3

RE[2]: free 30-day trial
by Xaero_Vincent on Fri 15th Sep 2006 17:05 in reply to "RE: free 30-day trial"
Xaero_Vincent Member since:

But is it any better than the free ones? Freespire looks more interesting than this and it's not even that great compared to many other distros.

Reply Parent Score: 3