Review: LindowsOS 4.5

Lindows.com's LindowsOS update boasts a painless installation process and a slick desktop that will appeal to newbies.

As Linux fans converge on New York for LinuxWorld this week, its easy to see that the Linux faithful have much to be excited about.

Although the open-source operating system has flourished on enterprise servers during the last few years, the desktop market has failed to really mount a serious attack on Microsoft Corp.s dominant Windows franchise—until now. The recent releases of two desktop operating systems—Xandros Inc.s Xandros Desktop OS 2.0 and Lindows.com Inc.s LindowsOS 4.5—show just how far Linux has come on the desktop.

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