Corel Linux OS

Last Updated on: 20th July 2023, 01:20 pm

Web site: (not active)
Origin: Canada
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia: Corel Linux
Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: 1.2 | July 14, 2000

Corel (Corel Linux OS) – a Debian-based Linux distribution released at the end of 1999. Corel made significant customizations to file management in its distribution, which caused it to be incompatible with other Linux systems. Corel Linux was very unsuccessful, and in 2001 the project was discontinued.

Corel officially launched the Corel Linux operating system in 1999 and the system are offered in 3 versions:
– free – available for download from the Corel website (
– Standard – USD 59.95
– Deluxe – USD 89.95

The Corel Linux OS free version consists the Linux kernel version 2.2, the Enhanced KDE Desktop interface built using the Qt library, Corel Install Express programs, Corel Update (formerly Corel Package Manager), Corel File Manager and Netscape Communicator.

Standard version of Corel Linux is also equipped with Adobe Acrobat Reader, Instant Messenger (ICQ compliant client), 20 Bitstream and Type 1 fonts, Corel WordPerfect 8 for Linux (basic version) and source code and user’s guide.

The Corel Linux operating system Deluxe has been supplemented with all elements of the Standard version and the BRU Backup software (personal version), a set of cliparts for Corel WordPerfect 8 and a game Civilization: Call to Power.

Corel Linux OS featured a SmartMove application which lete users to:
– Migrate Microsoft Windows settings to Corel Linux.
– Automate restoring settings that are changed by SmartMove.
– Provide an easy way to access network folders through Corel Linux.

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