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Old 02-18-2009, 03:42 AM   #25 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jamesqf View Post
No, I don't think so. One of the labs I visit occasionally has Ubuntu installed on a bunch of machines, and (to me, anyway) it looks exactly like Windows with a different color scheme. Vista's a sort of aqua/green IIRC, while Ubuntu's orange with a sort of bird-like design, but both have their "desktop" icons, a start button at the lower left, a wierd little button bar along the bottom that pops up irrelevant messages at random times...
Well, I'm using Ubuntu right now, and it isn't anything like Windows (except, of course, for having, you know, Windows and cursors and stuff.)

On the other hand, I was just looking at screenshots of OpenSuse, which uses KDE, which definitely looks like a Windows knock-off.

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