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.
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by Anonymous Coward on Fri 15th Sep 2006 09:17 UTC in reply to "Email Failure"
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Odd... I was getting the same thing with Microsoft Passport trying to download Expression Web Designer to test on ubuntu under crossover.

but back on tpic...

My biggest issue with Xandros is the fact that they use their XFN (Not the XFN you're used to... XandrOS File Manager) instead of Konqueror. When I used it, it just felt like a crippled version of Konq. It's like the false familiarity thing everyone talks about with DEs that look like Windows but are different enough to be annoying and harder to use.

In light of this, I tried to upgrade to a newer version of KDE by adding my Debian repos to my sources.list ... in short.... it didn't work. I ended up with a thoroughly broken DE... and the graphical login was gone because for some reason KDM and whatever XandrOS uses aren't interchangeable.

On the other hand... things might be different now? It's been about 2 years. I switched to Debian, which I liked very much, then found Kubuntu... like Debian but more stuff works out of the box, and never went back.

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