[SATLUG] Transitioning From Windows XP

Craig sargonemail at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 21:44:27 CDT 2014

Linux tim3line to see how your 2000/2001 distro grew? :

Shorter list of linux distro replacements:
distros with comments :

Look at linux replacements for XP:

Option of using linux w/ new, but inexpensive hardware:
Alternatively, could do a $99 (pre shipping costs) upgrade to:
Parallella - linux super computer :
Utilite - small pc :

Or if putting together a hardware package starting with the motherboard,
perhaps the $35 Raspberry pi?
NOOBS & Raspberry pi :

On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 8:40 PM, Craig <sargonemail at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ah, seems the light version doesn't have the xp look-n-feel.
> http://www.linuceum.com/Distros/osIntroToZorin.php
> Linuceum site recommends using Lubuntu lxde or Fedora lxde distros.
> There is also a "recommend me a distro" based on information provided by
> user.: http://www.linuceum.com/Distros/osWhichDistro.php
> Craig
> On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 8:07 PM, Craig <sargonemail at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Zorin OS provides a selection of "Windows" based interfaces under linux
>> ....
>> e.g. XP Win7 (default), WinVista, Win2000. http://zorin-os.com/
>>  The lite version will work work on a PC w/ 266 MH processor.
>> distrowatch provides a multitude of linux distro links with comments on
>> intended usage/target audience. distrowatch.org
>> FYI:  Live CD/DVD distros will typically run w/o having to install them.
>> They'll give one a chance to see how things work -- may be a bit slower
>> than typical harddrive as runs in memory!
>> Craig

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