Previously we wrote about Elive : possibly the most out of the box beautiful Linux distro. Elive is based on Debian Linux along with the developer’s own Enlightenment X window manager instead of GNOME or KDE. Elive Topaz obviously follows the Debian Community’s spirit and it is fully free.
What is the Linux Distro behind Windows Like Linux Distro Zorin OS ?
Windows Like Linux Distro Zorin OS is based on Ubuntu 11.04 but without unity you can chose from gnome one that looks like Windows xp and Windows 7.
Windows Like Linux Distro Zorin OS, however has two flavors : Free and Premium.
Different versions of Windows Like Linux Distro Zorin OS
- Zorin OS 5 Core (32 bit and 64 bit) : Free
- Zorin OS 5 Lite (32 bit) : Free
- Zorin OS 5 Educational (32 bit and 64 bit) : Free
- Zorin OS 5 Ultimate (Premium)
- Zorin OS 5 Business (Premium)
- Zorin OS 5 Multimedia (Premium)
- Zorin OS 5 Gaming (Premium)
Different features of Windows Like Linux Distro Zorin OS
- It emulates the look Graphical User Interface of Windows : closest to ideal Windows Like Linux.
- Other several graphical parts has much similarity with Mac OS X. Like the progress bar. Practically, Windows Vista or 7 progress bar looks like “inspired by” Mac OS X.
- Various softwares is bundled (which is almost standard with most Linux distros today) with Windows Like Linux Zorin OS.
- Another big reason to say it Windows Like Linux : the distro has almost head spinning names like different versions of Windows 7.
Conclusion and recommendation for Windows Like Linux Zorine OS
If you really want a Windows Like Linux distro, Zorin might fit for you. Other than Windows Like Linux look, it has nothing to offer. The Windows Like Linux look is frontend, the backend is Ubuntu. If you want to use Linux, you have to learn few commands, today or tomorrow.
Zorin is Windows Like Linux. That is it. Screenshot and more hard criticism will be found on Dark Side of Linux.
We will suggest not to use Zorin with the need “I want Windows Like Linux”. Do not hunt for Windows Like Linux. Instead understand the stability : Open Suse, Debian or even user friendly Ubuntu has much to offer than Zorin.