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    Exclamation Ylmf OS

    http://www.downloadsquad.com/2009/12...ke-windows-xp/

    http://www.ylmf.org/

    Ubuntu dressed up as Windows XP.

    Really, it's just stupid.

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    Hey, at least it's a step above piracy.
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    Re: Ylmf OS

    i don't see what the big deal is...

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    Re: Ylmf OS

    Quote Originally Posted by phrostbyte View Post
    Hey, at least it's a step above piracy.
    Still, they are still going to be as notorious as they are, because it will soon be unviable, and they will have to go back to pirating Windows XP.

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    Re: Ylmf OS

    Looks like it could be used to trick users into thinking their PC came with WindowsXP
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    Re: Ylmf OS

    Really, it's just stupid.
    meh. maybe after six months of use, some users will slowly realize what they are actually using, get fed up with the additional layer of abstraction provided by the XP-like interface, do some homework, and discover ubuntu.
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    Re: Ylmf OS

    Quote Originally Posted by earthpigg View Post
    meh. maybe after six months of use, some users will slowly realize what they are actually using, get fed up with the additional layer of abstraction provided by the XP-like interface, do some homework, and discover ubuntu.
    Even the government sponsored "Red Flag Linux" distribution might look a bit familiar. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Flag_Linux

    Baidu used to be a pixel-perfect copy of Google as well, tho it seems to have recently changed.
    Last edited by phrostbyte; December 26th, 2009 at 11:53 PM.
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    Re: Ylmf OS

    Looks like the Russian version of Linux XP,or whatever its called.Still on Distrowatch list I think.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sliketymo View Post
    Looks like the Russian version of Linux XP,or whatever its called.Still on Distrowatch list I think.
    There is a script you can download (I forget where) which will convert Ubuntu to look very similar to Windows XP, and it reversible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by phrostbyte View Post
    There is a script you can download (I forget where) which will convert Ubuntu to look very similar to Windows XP, and it reversible.
    cool, try it out and take some screenies.

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