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Linux Incognito Part Two: Windows XP

Oct 27, 2008, 00:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David M Williams)

"One feature of Linux that sets it apart from other operating systems is the ease in which its graphical user interface can be replaced with something quite different. In this case, we'll work to mimic Microsoft Windows.

"There are a couple of reasons you may be interested in doing this. Not least is to produce a familiar and welcoming environment for your family and friends who are hesitant about switching to Linux due to concerns about knowing how to operate it.

"Of course, you ought to be concerned about precedent: if people see your Linux system sporting Windows Vista looks you might be surprised when they go buy Vista themself and it is much less stable than what you showed them!"

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