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Linux incognito part two: Windows XP

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| One is XPde, whose name simply means “XP Desktop Environment, and the second
| is LXP for “Look WinXP.”
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| Both projects state their design goals are, as we’ve anticipated, to make it
| easier for Windows XP users to use a Linux box.
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| Perhaps if MSI had adopted one of these they wouldn’t have experienced such a
| high return rate on their Linux based Wind netbooks.
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http://www.itwire.com/content/view/21340/1143/


Recent:

Windows Now Open Source

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| The news is here, today 'LinuxTreat' in association with other open-source
| developer had released some flavor of Windows for free (you may also download
| the source code).
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http://linuxtreat.blogspot.com/2008/...en-source.html


Related:

Linux That Looks Like Windows: Bad!

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| Conclusion: Linux already has excellent mainstream desktop environments
| which have a unique look and feel which differs from that of Windows.
| That's not a bad thing: Linux doesn't need to look like Windows. If a
| user wants to make their Linux distro look like the OS they left
| behind, that's perfectly fine - all they need to do is install
| xpde or LXP. However, what we cannot do is mimic Windows'
| interface, as that would destroy one of the Linux desktop's
| greatest advantages - its beauty, difference, innovation and
| ease of use.
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http://wolphination.com/linux/2006/1...e-windows-bad/


Linux XP Desktop: A Windows face on an old Linux base

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| 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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http://www.linux.com/article.pl?sid=06/10/11/1439232
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