Q4OS + XPQ4: copy Windows XP style in detail

XPQ4 look like Windows XP

Q4OS is a Linux distribution whose main characteristic is that it copies the appearance of Microsoft Windows XP in detail. Although this is not a novelty, since there are already other distros and desktop environments with special themes to resemble operating systems such as Mac OS X or Windows, but Q4OS goes one step further and copies other details that are forgotten in other projects.

Q40S is a distro based on Debian and on a KDE desktop environment as you may know, but by using a Linux kernel and the GNU environment like any other distribution, it allows us to have a more secure, efficient, flexible and powerful system than in the case of Microsoft. In case this seems little to you, now it has appeared a topic named XPQ4 which can help to copy even more details from Microsoft Windows.

But with XPQ4 The possibilities are extended, not only allowing to have a look similar to that of Windows XP, we can also emulate environments such as those of Windows 2000, Windows 7, and Windows 8.1, plus Windows XP. A luxury for those who like this new look or for those who come from Microsoft operating systems and need this look to remind them of their old operating system.

It must be said that Q4OS can be downloaded in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions, as well as for ARM (and to be able to install them on SCB boards such as the Raspberry Pi). Once we have the distro on our computer, we can install XPQ4, whose installer will give us a preview of what we will see once it is installed ... And if we already install WINE, Play On Linux, Skype, Office, etc., we could come to think that we are really using Windows.


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  1.   Rafa G. said

    That Morbazo uncle. I'm writing it down for some innocent. But isn't it windows? like no? look at it!! LOL

  2.   Javier said

    Oh the Horror!

  3.   alex said

    I can not install it on centrino cpu using the i386 image since the centrino is non-pae in any way I can install it neither in bootable usb nor by converting the disk image into .iso image in any way I can do it or tell me how to burn it image to be able to install it