Nongeek Perspective: Are Linux Distros That Look Like Windows A Good Idea?
Dec 22, 2006, 03:15 (14 Talkback[s])
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"It's not new. There have been some Linux distros, Desktop
Environments and Windows Managers trying to look like windows for a
while. Linux XP, Look XP (LXP), XPde and fvwm95 come to my mind.
After reading this post I made a short list of pros and cons for
those distros. I tried to be as objective as I could and this is
not an exhaustive work.
- "Brings a familiar look and feel to users migrating from
windows. It should be easier for most people to continue doing
things like they used to.
- "It shows the flexibility of Desktop Environments running on
Linux. It's pretty obvious that you can configure your desktop to
look like you want, even to have a different OS looking..."