The real question here though is: Should Linux look more like Windows? My initial thought is no, it certainly should not look like Windows. After all, one of the big attractions of using Linux is to get away from Windows. Who wants to be reminded of an operating system that they just dumped because they didn’t want to use it any more?
And yet I can understand that some folks have only seen computing through the Windows prism. Such a user may have a tough time adjusting to the visual differences between a Linux distribution and Windows. The sight of a totally different desktop can be jarring to a new Linux user.