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

“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

“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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