VixtaOctober 5, 2007 at 1:07 pm | Posted in Computers, Humor, Software | 2 Comments
A little something amusing from the techno-sphere. A group has build a Linux distro that looks much like Vista. They are targeting a no config install, the look and feel of Vista (one of its few assets) , and ease of use. Those are great goals for a Linux build. And of course it adds the security, stability, and low cost of Linux.
Based on a KDE desktop on the Fedora core.
Their web site is seriously bogged down so they’re moving to a better server. Thats a sign of popularity right there.
A blog with a few screenshots.
And of course once you have it up, you can then dive into the world of enhancements, like a Mac style Dock (Engage) or the full blown Enlightenment windows manager. And the hundreds of free software packages available, some better than Windows ones.
Vixta may not drive the migration from Windows. But you know its coming when Dell and Walmart start selling desktops with Linux. Its not just for the servers anymore.