What did you pay for it?
> To: damian.osullivan at piercom.ie, ilug at linux.ie> Subject: RE: [ILUG] OpenLinux 2.2
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> X-BeenThere: ilug at linux.ie>> Yep, been using it since it came out. ('bout two months or more)
> Quite a nifty package, all the documentation is very "Non Techie" friendly.
> That and the fact that it has "Linux for Business" plastered all over the
> box, manual, packaging, macromedia style opening sequence...you get the
> idea. And it comes with DR-DOS if you need to run DOS apps. There is an easy
> to follow book, a set pocket sized flipcard's for FAQ's and DOS to Linux
> commands. A light ruby coloured card contains errata and there are a few
> ad's for the Linux Journal (And no there is no special discount for OL
> users.) and BRU 2000. You get two CD's (One install, one source.) stored in
> high density plastic moulded discus's, a bootable Floppy disk and a Caldera
> Client for Novell NetWare Floppy disk
>> The install is cool as it formats you disk media and installs packages while
> you configure your mouse, video card (Bit of a dodgy detection process,
> ensure you know the settings for your card.), and set up some users (And
> what shell you want them to initially start with.), any networks you wish to
> attach to. And when your done with that you can "Play Tetris till the cows
> come home.", as the manual says. Total integration with KDE (You never start
> up in command line mode unless you want it to.). They have licensed WP8 and
> StarOffice for personal use and a Caldera hacked version of Communicator is
> automatically installed. It's a nice Distro if you want to show off Linux to
> business people. The COAS tools are good but they are just that, individual
> tools. For the next release they should consolidate everything in one place,
> instead of SU having to provide a password for each COAS tool. If they can
> keep the development pace on track OpenLinux will be the Newbie's version of
> Linux, now if they can simply get the big commercial companies to begin
> writing apps for mainstream users things would be great.
>> Also from what I've read Caldera are also working on a Linux based graphical
> turnkey server solution...it will be interesting to see it when it comes out
>>> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Damian O'Sullivan [SMTP:damian.osullivan at piercom.ie]
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 1999 11:11 AM
> > To: ilug at linux.ie> > Subject: [ILUG] OpenLinux 2.2
> > Has anyone installed this yet?? Total graphical install. The screenshots
> > look excellent..
> > http://www.calderasystems.com/products/openlinux/index.html> >
> > Just wondering how it compares to RH, Suse and Debian. Anyone use
> > OpenLinux??
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