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https://distrowatch.com/
https://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=linuxfx
https://windowsfx.org/

Seems this/these developer/s spent enormous amounts of time developing this distro.
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Re: Linux that looks and feels like Windows 10?

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I would have preferred that the devs emulated Windows XP rather than Win 10.
But at least they showed that it can be done, graphics-wise, unlike others like Zorin
and others which promote their distros as appropriate choices for Windows users
when there rarely is any resemblance at all.
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Re: Linux that looks and feels like Windows 10?

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rick gen wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 11:02 am
https://distrowatch.com/
https://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=linuxfx
https://windowsfx.org/

Seems this/these developer/s spent enormous amounts of time developing this distro.
Thanks for the info.Perhaps in the future I will try this Linux distribution.(Although i really like Mint )
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Re: Linux that looks and feels like Windows 10?

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Vladimir00 wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 2:21 pm
Thanks for the info.Perhaps in the future I will try this Linux distribution.(Although i really like Mint )
I'm also using Linux Mint Cinnamon and Xfce.
And I've only tried this Windows-like distro on a usb flash drive.
What I liked about it is it's Ubuntu-based.
And it's clearly Cinnamon with enhanced graphics.

I have tried a wide variety of distros in the past, tens and tens of them,
never knowing the differences except the GUI, workflow, how it's presented, etc.
Since settling with Mint, I shied away from any distro that is not Ubuntu-based.
Why, because it's been easier for me to remember the syntax, what to do when issues come up, etc.
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Re: Linux that looks and feels like Windows 10?

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If you'd prefer a Windows 7 look over Windows 10, along with staying with Mint, see this link: https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2020/01/mak ... -windows-7

There are other people that have themed Mint to look like one Windows or another. You should be able to find some of them in the themes section of the forum.
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Re: Linux that looks and feels like Windows 10?

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Fhy the wuck would someone get all set up with a distro, including whatever learning curve they have to deal with, porting data, etc., just to make it look like the very OS they just left? Does that make sense to anybody? It sure doesn't make any to me.
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Wonder if it 'Blue Screens' and reboots :mrgreen:
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Re: Linux that looks and feels like Windows 10?

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Portreve wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 4:38 pm
Fhy the wuck would someone get all set up with a distro, including whatever learning curve they have to deal with, porting data, etc., just to make it look like the very OS they just left? Does that make sense to anybody? It sure doesn't make any to me.
I think this distribution designed firstly for those people who like Windows. But who don't want to deal with common problems Windows (Although for such people even a Linux Mint Cinnamon may be suitable.) :D
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Portreve wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 4:38 pm
Fhy the wuck would someone get all set up with a distro, including whatever learning curve they have to deal with, porting data, etc., just to make it look like the very OS they just left? Does that make sense to anybody? It sure doesn't make any to me.
I can't help but agree.
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Re: Linux that looks and feels like Windows 10?

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Close, yet different could be nice (courtesy of Kadaitcha Man):
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Re: Linux that looks and feels like Windows 10?

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MrEen wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 5:42 pm
Close, yet different could be nice (courtesy of Kadaitcha Man):
Stealing that for my own Windows 10 desktop.
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Re: Linux that looks and feels like Windows 10?

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Portreve wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 6:08 pm
MrEen wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 5:42 pm
Close, yet different could be nice (courtesy of Kadaitcha Man):
Stealing that for my own Windows 10 desktop.
LOL! In case you like to swap images occasionally, here's another from the same source:
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MrEen wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 6:11 pm

LOL! In case you like to swap images occasionally, here's another from the same source:
I still prefer that one due to how cheeky the penguin looks. Reminds me a little of this chap: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAqDAoCq9co
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hydrurga wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 6:28 pm

I still prefer that one due to how cheeky the penguin looks. Reminds me a little of this chap: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAqDAoCq9co
Wow. Very similar! :lol:
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AndyMH wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 5:35 pm
Portreve wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 4:38 pm
Fhy the wuck would someone get all set up with a distro, including whatever learning curve they have to deal with, porting data, etc., just to make it look like the very OS they just left? Does that make sense to anybody? It sure doesn't make any to me.
I can't help but agree.
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Re: Linux that looks and feels like Windows 10?

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I'm okay with carrying over themes, artwork and even some layout...but if this is in service of setting up an OS to help some Windows refugee transition towards Linux, I feel this just makes everything more confusing.
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Re: Linux that looks and feels like Windows 10?

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You may be able to make a Linux DE look like windows but it will never work or feel the same. Just as a start, there's no C: drive.
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Re: Linux that looks and feels like Windows 10?

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Hoser Rob wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:08 am
You may be able to make a Linux DE look like windows but it will never work or feel the same. Just as a start, there's no C: drive.
There is in ReactOS :D
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Re: Linux that looks and feels like Windows 10?

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antikythera wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:17 am
Hoser Rob wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:08 am
You may be able to make a Linux DE look like windows but it will never work or feel the same. Just as a start, there's no C: drive.
There is in ReactOS :D
As i know ReactOS doesn't Linux. Right ?
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ReactOS is linux made to look and run like windows 2000
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