[FRIAM] Win/Mac lookalikes for charity

Gary Schiltz gary at naturesvisualarts.com
Fri Jul 19 14:52:37 EDT 2019


The only one of these that I’ve diddled with a bit is elementaryOS. I’d
recommend you download a bunch of them and install them on VirtualBox. You
might do the same with some of the Chrome OS variants.

On Fri, Jul 19, 2019 at 1:32 PM Ron Newman <ron.newman at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think I know the answer already, but I'll ask anyway.  The local
> Computer Charity, which restores up computers and sells them cheap for
> those who can't afford them otherwise, is looking for a Linux desktop that
> looks enough like the Windows or Mac GUI that less tech savvy buyers will
> see something that looks and operates in a familiar way.  This will allow
> them to use a ton of Macs that are otherwise junk.  Of course, the usual
> Gnome or KDE Linux desktops won't work.  Probably impossible to copy
> closely Win or Mac due to patent issues, but thought I'd ask just in case.
> Ron Newman, M.S., M.M.E.
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