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Old 03-07-2004, 09:10 PM   #1
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Zandros Linux?

A friend of mine mentioned this to me.

Does anyone know where I can findout more info? Google doesn't show them as having a site(at least it's not showing up...). Information seems to be a bit scarce.
Old 03-07-2004, 09:14 PM   #2
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Err...never mind...helps if it's spelled correctly...

Old 03-07-2004, 09:16 PM   #3
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It's called Xandros, which started as Corel Linux. The company is based in Ottawa just like Corel.

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Old 03-07-2004, 09:23 PM   #4
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Thanks Vince, was just 2 seconds ahead of ya

Ok, then since I'm on a small roll here...

How do they get away with charging for their OS?

Perhaps I still haev to understand such things as Open Source and such.

But, to take a stab....Red Hat does so because they choose to. But Xandros can charge as long as they don't take credit for the Linux parts they did not create?
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You pay for technology that is not shared back with the community. you pay for a good implementation of Codeweavers technology. And, you pay for it in a tight package. Its been rated well for what it was intended for. They have a good support record, as far as I know.
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I read that Xandros 2 is supposed to be quite good, although the price is a bummer, however I havent used it personnally so I wouldnt know too much


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