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Zorin OS 6 - One small step for Windows converts

Jul 03, 2012, 11:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Zwetsloot)

So it still is, and works like, Linux. Which is sort of the point. All Zorin really does is present the options and applications in Ubuntu in a way Windows users can relate to. In the Zorin/Start Menu there’s a Computer folder (the replacement for My Computer in a post-XP world), a Document’s folder, and options for settings, shut down, etc. The taskbar is on the bottom, where windows of the same app are grouped together, and there’s also a window focused alt-tab function. You know, Windows. The main thing is, it’s a stable environment. Aside from the odd (and very minor) inconsistent interface issues like the Start Menu shutdown window being different from the taskbar shutdown window, overall it’s nicely implemented as well.

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