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By Benjamin D. Thomas on April 02, 2000 (9:00:00 AM)

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The Best Linux operating system is easy to install with no complicated options. Graphical installation goes smoothly, either on a new computer or beside another operating system. Selecting which operating system to start is simple thanks to an advanced graphical boot menu.

Versatile Best Linux is perfectly suited for use in the home, as a workstation or an internet server.

Easy to install and versatile

The Best Linux operating system is easy to install with no complicated options. Graphical installation goes smoothly, either on a new computer or beside another operating system. Selecting which operating system to start is simple thanks to an advanced graphical boot menu.

StarOfficeBest Linux starts straight into a graphical Windows-like KDE-desktop which includes almost all of the software that you use daily. The multilingual desktop consist of multiple workspaces to help you group your tasks. You can use one workspace for work matters, another to surf the internet and a third e.g. for writing a book. All this is possible due to Best Linux's superior multi-tasking.

Best Linux supports networks

With Best Linux it's easy to connect to the Internet. Largely based on Unix servers, the Internet functions perfectly with Linux, a variety of Unix. You will notice the difference in its superior performance and security. Best Linux will not easily become infected by viruses which spread over the Internet. The operating system includes a wide range of internet services, which gives you the opportunity e.g. to easily build your own email and Web server. Best Linux functions as a reliable and robust server for local area networks. It serves e.g. Windows and NT workstations as a file and print server. A Best Linux file server for Windows workstations outperforms NT in speed.

Better value from the most popular Linux in Finland

Best Linux is a completely free operating system with open source code. Because of this, anyone can participate in developing it. This ensures that new drivers and fixes are quickly produced. Linux is an operating system made by and for its users, of which it has nearly 20 million around the globe. In only 4 months Best Linux has become the most popular Linux distribution in Finland, the home of Linux. It differs from other Linuxes in its reliability and precise refinement.

After an easy installation Best Linux requires almost no configuring or fine-tuning, because we've already done that for you. Best Linux is also more secure. At boot, no unnecessary programs are started automatically. For home users Best Linux offers a CD-ROM full of carefully tested and selected Linux games. To guarantee a successful installation we provide you with an installation support service during the life span of the program. And finally, as an extra bonus we will ship you the latest installation CD after you have registered your Best Linux for free. This guarantees that your Best Linux Box is always up-to-date regardless of the date of purchase.

How does Best Linux compare with other distributions? See our comparison chart for details.

Includes over 2000 applications: Star Office(tm), games, multimedia, desktop publishing, utilities, programming languages, compilers, databases, instructions and manuals, ...

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS (R2):

Kernel 2.2.14
XFree86 3.3.6 and 4.0
KDE 1.1.2
Star Office(tm) 5.1a

Languages supported by Best Linux: Finnish, Swedish, English, Russian, Estonian, French, German and Spanish. Other languages which are not yet completely supported are Czech, Danish, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Turkish and Ukrainian. Please see the todo directory in your installation CD.

CONTENTS:

Complete documentation

A printed manual and reference book.

Thousands of pages of manuals and instructions in electronic format to help you to configure, fine-tune and utilize your Best Linux Operating System

4 CD-ROMs in a handy box

Best Linux Installation CD

Best Linux Source code CD

Best Linux Games CD

Well-tested Linux games and emulators, e.g. DOS, Atari ST, Amiga, C64, C128, VIC20, PET, ZX Spectrum, Gameboy, Nintendo, ZX81.

Best Linux Software Library CD

A comprehensive software collection.

Installation support in English, Finnish, Russian and Estonian

System requirements and supported hardware

All processors from Intel 386 to the latest Pentium III and compatible

Hard disk space at least 160 MB for minimal, 900 MB for typical and 1400 MB for full installations excluding swap

Minimum of 32 MB RAM, 64 MB or more recommended

CD-ROM

Best Linux also supports most video cards, monitors, sound cards, printers, network cards, IDE, Ultra DMA (33 and 66) and SCSI hard disks, scanners, modems, ISDN cards, some USB devices and many other peripherals. Further information regarding supported hardware can be obtained from Hardware Compatibility List.

Support and training

Price includes the most recent installation CD update sent to you by mail after registration and an installation support service during the life span of the program delivered by SOT Support System.

The latest updates are available at ftp.bestlinux.net.

Best Linux news group alt.os.linux.best and mailing lists provide a forum for discussions and fast answers to your questions about Best Linux

Commercial technical support

Training and certification

Publication

Title: Best Linux 2000 R2 (Moscow)
Author: SOT Finnish Software Engineering Ltd. and others
Publisher: SOT Finnish Software Engineering Ltd, Finland
Date: 11.5.2000
UPC-code: 69871732000
ISBN (User Manual): 952-5320-02-2
Language : English

For more information, please see: http://www.bestlinux.net/

Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun Logo, StarOffice and StarOffice logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries, and are used under license.

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