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Old 10-08-2005, 03:24 PM   #1
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Why not use Astaro as a normal day to day desktop??

This is probably a very stupid question by I was just wondering...

I relized that Astaro is really good at being a firewall, virus protection and all that security side, but why can't you use it as a normal day to day desktop system that you can work, play DVDs with??
I mean surely its yet another Linux operating system that you can install xorg and run fluxbox or kde and few apps to play DVDs....
Old 10-09-2005, 12:42 AM   #2
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You could, it just wouldn't have any of that stuff installed. You'd need to either find packages for those apps for your distro or install them from source.


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