DistributionWatch Review: Corel Linux - page 11
Introducing Corel Linux
In spite of our difficulties when installing Corel Linux on an older Dell PC, it's clear that Corel has taken some huge strides in making Linux easier to use for the average computer user.
Part of this lies in Corel's admirable attempts to put graphical interfaces in front of command lines whenever possible while imparting a clear organization to the overall graphical interface. The Linux command line is a great tool for the Linux veteran who knows exactly what they want to do. But for the rest of us, flailing about with obscure options and arguments, a graphical interface is a nice way to do business. And for Linux newbies, a graphical interface is mandatory.
And, let's face it: the other reason why Corel Linux exceeds is that Corel consciously set out to make it work as similarly to Windows as possible. This is not a bad thing: millions of users are used to Windows, and when people complain about Windows, they're generally not complaining about the interfaceï¿½they're complaining about the Blue Screen of Death and other system instabilities that interrupt their work. With Linux, you don't have problems with Blue Screens of Death, so combining a stable OS with an attractive interface is the best of all possible worlds for users. We're already excited about the possibilities Corel Linux brings to the marketplaceï¿½there's no reason why hundreds of thousands of Windows-based PCs can't be replaced by running Corel Linux, WordPerfect, and Netscape Navigator, since word processing and the Internet are the two major applications in use today. And once KOffice matures, there will be no excuse for everyone's first choice for a PC operating system not to be Linux.
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