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I downloaded and installed Linux XP 2006 from the link oferred in here. While using it a message asking for the activation code kept apperaing on the task bar. Is the use ot this program limited to a certain number of boot?
Last edited by liamkincaid25; 07-18-2008 at 12:29 PM.
I thought maybe something about my Firefox set up was causing these problems. Surely they value the image projected via their website enough to make sure there aren't glaring issues like this. What company wouldn't? So I tried all this again with a different web browser and got the same result. I hope for their sake that the quality of their website is not indicative of the quality of their product!
They used to have a fairly unpleasant statement on their website about how free software is not very good, other developers are idiots and they are going to perfect Linux. Strangely that has disappeared. They make a horrible distro and then lock it with product activation for the true XP type experience. Quality through and through.....
I found a link to their ftp site on distrowatch and downloaded the ISO for 2008. Fired up VM Ware, created a new machine, booked from the ISO, hit enter as instructed to start the installer and... it says "Loading Buslogic driver...' and that's all it does. Not impressive at all. I was quite curious to see what this distro is like but now I'm content to assume it's rubbish without ever having actually used it
I was quite curious to see what this distro is like but now I'm content to assume it's rubbish without ever having actually used it
You shouldn't (or really can't) assume it's rubbish just because you can't install it -- just note the number of newbies who are finding it difficult to install such "easy" Linux distributions (well or at all) as Ubuntu, Fedora or Slackware.. Get it installed first, give a sentence later. A "bad first taste" would do, but "rubbish" probably not.
Not that I like "Linux XP" either, the very idea of it.