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Windows XP gets the shanzhai treatment

Dec 28, 2009, 22:47 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Song Jiang)

[ Thanks to robt for this link. ]

"Warning! Linux die-hards should turn away now. All those folks out there who always wanted to try Linux but just couldn't quite ween themselves off Windows XP - a solution has finally arrived. Ylmf OS is a Chinese developed Linux variant that does what no other Linux distro would ever do. It tries its utmost to look and feel like Windows XP. Will Ylmf OS become the shanzhai OS of choice?

"Ylmf OS is based on Ubuntu and uses a GUI that closely resembles Windows XP. Check out the screen shots below. So far, we've no idea just how complete the XP veneer feels when in use, but our sources reckon it's fairly similar and behaves just as you'd expect. So far it looks like it's restricted to Simplified Chinese language only however."

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