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Lack of software is the problem this has. While not everyone plays games this needs LibreOffice at least because even WPS isn't much compared with LO.
Can't beat Win 10, that is spyware wrapped in an OS shell.
If they can design an OS i am sure they can design a document program if they want to.
It's just a matter of time.
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Well, even if it is a horribly mutilated distribution, at least it'll increase the adoption of Linux. China is a HUUUGE market for an OS, so this is a big deal.


EDIT: Also, the title is misleading. They didn't make an OS... They made a Linux distribution with a XP clone for a UI + some custom software knockoffs.
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Oh. Now here will be some real spyware lol.

But gotta say, in 2015, the XP GUI looks dated. About 15 years dated. redface.gif
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linux is not a noob friendly OS

 

DOS isn't noob friendly however some of us where born into it and it became user friendly linux is no different then Windows or Mac its all in what you grew up with.

 

I find Linux to be more user friendly then windows basically if you want to install an app you can do it with command line or a package manager everything is there by default basically all you have to do is install the features you need its pretty simple 


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DOS isn't noob friendly however some of us where born into it and it became user friendly
There is a difference between being user friendly and just getting used to it.
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XP is fine from the GUI standpoint.

Your ridicule is misplaced.
Agreed. First thing I did on Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 is change everything to look like Windows XP. I left Windows 10 so far how it is, I kind of like it, but I use the XP style on my government Windows PC.
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Oh. Now here will be some real spyware lol.

But gotta say, in 2015, the XP GUI looks dated. About 15 years dated. redface.gif

Windows 10 is spyware already. "China" or "US and allies", pick your poison, it doesn't matter anymore.

Anyway, I'll take the Windows Classic theme of Win2000 or XP ANY day over this Metro crap.
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There is a difference between being user friendly and just getting used to it.


Its a perspective thing. Had linux been the dominant force since you grew up it would be the most user friendly and Windows wouldn't be. It's just different, and you learned on something different so change is hard. Linux is way more user friendly than Windows these days I find. Things actually make sense in linux whereas Windows seems kind of haphazardly designed.
 
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How many times have we heard about China trying to make an OS to replace Windows? Anyways, of all their prior failures, this one might have the best chance of catching on with the new spying software MS has been putting in Win10, Win10 may be considered a national security threat to China.
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Its a perspective thing. Had linux been the dominant force since you grew up it would be the most user friendly and Windows wouldn't be. It's just different, and you learned on something different so change is hard. Linux is way more user friendly than Windows these days I find. Things actually make sense in linux whereas Windows seems kind of haphazardly designed.
I guess it depends what you call user friendly. When i think of that term i think "put a new person behind the PC and see how he does". In that respect clicking things will always be easier than code since once requires knowledge ahead and the other doesn't ( at last not that much)
I do however agree that windows is starting to become more and more of a mess ever since 8. Been using it for over a decade and having to search for options is getting quite annoying now. I still want to punch the person that decided 2 control panels was a great idea or that removed the glorious search from windows 7 and switched with the demonspawn it is now.
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