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KDE On Windows Challenges Microsoft On Its Own Turf

Feb 03, 2009, 00:02 (10 Talkback[s])

"I have previously argued that wubi installer is the best thing since LiveCD, because of how stupendously easy it makes installing Linux for first time users without the hassle of disk partitions and risks of loosing data. But KDE on windows goes a step further by installing a complete desktop environment on top of windows. Don’t get me wrong, this is by no means "using linux", for lack of better words think of it as an open source "windows skin" (Desktop Environment) on top of proprietary MS Windows operating system, but unlike traditional "Desktop Skins" it goes several steps further by actually porting native KDE applications on windows."

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