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Re: Review of Caldera OpenLinux 2.2 posted
> Vince Veselosky wrote:
> > I have just posted my review of Caldera's new OpenLinux 2.2, for those
> > interested. The URL is:
> > http://www.control-escape.com/desktoplinux.html
> > I didn't have time to get as deep as I wanted to in the review, so I'll
> > probably post a follow-up later with some more technical info. The new
> > GUI installation procedure is easy-breezy, and my general impression is
> > that this is now the very best distribution for Windows-only users who
> > want to give Linux a try. It's easy to install, boots you straight to
> > the GUI, provides real help screens at every decision point, and bundles
> > the software necessary to run a real desktop computer. It would be a
> > good idea to raid this distro for goodies to include in Indy!
> I've been using OpenLinux 2.2 and I have to agree that it's the
> easiest-to-use Linux I've seen so far (I've tried maybe four or five
> distributions in the last year). One important feature of OpenLinux 2.2 that
> the review does not mention is COAS, the Caldara Open Administration System.
> This is an effort to provide Linux with system administration tools that are
> user friendly (http://www.coas.org/). COAS is open source and could help the
> Independence project meet its goal of avoiding command-line interfaces.
I have looked at it and I don't see superiority over Linuxconf.
Jean Francois Martinez
Project Independence: Linux for the Masses