Shipping Version of Presto Linux Makes Netbook Users Long for the Beta
Xandros is lauching a $19 Linux distribution called Presto, originally envisioned as a secondary operating system that users could install alongside Windows, and offering promise as a replacement for Windows on netbooks. But the shipping version of the software has turned off some of the features beta testers liked.Xandros has officially launched Presto, a Linux distribution targeted at users who want instant booting, ease of use and speed.
Xandros originally envisioned Presto as a secondary operating system that users would install on their systems alongside Windows. The idea was to allow a user to quickly boot their system for a minor task or to surf the Web, leaving Windows for more important tasks.