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Linux.com: Linux XP Desktop: A Windows Face on an Old Linux Base

Oct 16, 2006, 00:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mayank Sharma)


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"Late last month Linux-Online launched the English edition of Linux XP Desktop. The screenshots look pretty and amazingly similar to Windows XP. As a commercial distro for non-techie desktop users, does it do enough to challenge the likes of Linspire and Xandros?

"Unlike Linspire and Xandros, which are both based on Debian, Linux XP is derived from Fedora. It runs an extensively modified version of GNOME to create an environment a Windows user should be comfortable with. Its manifesto claims that Linux XP is not a 'cheap copycat product' but rather a mature and stable 'ready-to-migrate desktop system...' This I had to see..."

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