A distro for moving from Windows/Mac OS to Linux


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Article from Issue 218/2019

If you are looking to migrate from Windows and Mac OS to Linux, but still need Windows compatibility and applications, Zorin OS might be the solution.

With its release of Zorin OS 12.4 in August, Zorin OS [1] positions itself as an alternative to Windows and Mac OS, "designed to make your computer faster, more powerful, and secure."

When a distribution makes such a claim, it could mean several things. Most distributions stop at skinning the theme to resemble Windows XP, without actually bringing in support for the Windows ecosystem.

Users are attracted to such distributions, but it leads to buyer's remorse when they cannot bring their existing workload to Linux.


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