Lycoris Linux (Desktop LX)

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Aron Schatz
Posted
September 29, 2002
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You want the ease of use of Windows and the stability of Linux? This distro almost offers everything you could want, almost.
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Page 1: Introduction

Before I start, I want to apologize for the picture quality; I didn't know how to do a screen cap on Linux in general, or during the install. You'll get the general idea of what the pics are anyway.

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<B>Introduction</B>:
I have always been a fan of Linux, the speed and the stability always was a good feature I wanted in an operating system. Linux is a very fast and stable operating system, but could never replicate the ease of use that Windows has till now (almost). Also, the amount of programs for Linux pales in comparison to the amount of programs for Windows. I mean that the programs I run (games) are scarce. Anyway, To make a long introduction shorter, I needed a test box so I wouldn't crash this webserver. I setup Mandrake 8.2 and it was okay for a workstation. I wanted a desktop OS though. Then, Niscenus pointed me to <a href="http://www.lycoris.com/">Lycoris</a> one day. Lycoris, or Desktop/LX (formally Redmond Linux), promises the ease of Windows with the stability and speed of Linux.

<B>Taking the Tour</B>:
I was skeptical of course, I didn't want to just trash my test box and find out that Lycoris is crap. I took <a href="http://www.lycoris.com/products/desktoplx/">the tour</a>. If your thinking or looking for a desktop Linux OS, I highly suggest you check this thing out. To wet your appetite, just take a look at the desktop.

<center><img src="http://www.lycoris.com/images/cleandesktopsmall.gif">
(Image courtesy of Lycoris.com)</center>

On to the Install!

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