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Old 05-14-2004, 12:56 AM   #16
joshthehappy
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yeah, i have a mandrake/XP machine and kde runs faster than windows
 
Old 05-14-2004, 12:57 AM   #17
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oops sorry that was suposed to be a reply (never done that before in all my posting) oh well
 
Old 05-14-2004, 01:37 AM   #18
chii-chan
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Why not having your Linux to look like Linux instead. Just forget that OSX. Fluxbox & WindowMaker looks better though (in the Linux-likeliness). True Linux users don't use Gnome & KDE. They look too user friendly... (please don't take my words seriously, they are supposed to be joke, gomen)
 
Old 07-27-2006, 10:13 PM   #19
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Pretty close for you

ichick this should help you out

I have found that Fordera core is pretty close but have just installed CentOS and like it a lot more and very fast and easy to setup and configure check it out!
 
Old 07-28-2006, 10:54 AM   #20
pengu
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hey, R2need2- you do know that ichick last poasted about 2 years ago?

anyway, if anyone is looking for an OSX like distro check this out.
www.dreamlinux.com.br
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?dis...ion=dreamlinux

its also lightweight- it uses gtk apps mostly, and XFCE (the most lightweight Desktop Enviroment)
 
Old 05-05-2008, 11:54 PM   #21
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Answer

I found gOS to be a complete spin-off off of the Mac OS. But I don't like the overwhelming bugs in the system (and the horrible WM choices). I personally recommend dreamlinux. g)S is good for excessive Internet usage and unexperience. BUT ( look at their website ) AS MUCH AS THEY TRY TO EMULATE THE OSX THEY FAIL!!!! FAIL!!!! they sold a 199$ P.C. at Wal-Mart named "gPC" which was a disaster. http://www.dreamlinux.com.br/ is ur obvious choice. believe me. I formed a computer company

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Old 05-05-2008, 11:56 PM   #22
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oh and give gOS a shot if you want to... just because i don't like it doesnt mean you wont
 
Old 05-06-2008, 12:08 AM   #23
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If you like the Mac interface, check out Mac4Lin on sf.net:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/mac4lin/

It's got a good bit of eye candy and the project admin is a good guy.

Mac4Lin is a gnome "facelift", so you'll need to run gnome...
 
Old 05-06-2008, 05:06 AM   #24
wificraig
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Mac like linux...

Try OpenGeu
http://opengeu.intilinux.com/
 
Old 05-06-2008, 05:10 AM   #25
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Did anybody bother looking at the dates on this thread? Opened 2004, last post until today 2006.
 
Old 05-06-2008, 09:24 AM   #26
Mortosa
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LOL glad I am not the only one to notice the dates
 
Old 05-06-2008, 05:23 PM   #27
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I'd recommend Ark. It is very newbie-friendly, doesn't prompt you for a root password all the time (read up on the security system in the Ark wiki), and has a MacOS Classic and a MacOSX theme that you can choose when you first log in.
 
Old 05-06-2008, 11:34 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by billymayday View Post
Did anybody bother looking at the dates on this thread? Opened 2004, last post until today 2006.
Kinda shows how futile a "which distro" thread is.
 
Old 05-23-2008, 09:25 PM   #29
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I have 3 blue g3 towers and a blue imac. The imac runs ubuntu hardy desktop. 1 tower runs edubuntu gutsy, but will soon be hardy. 1 tower runs ubuntu hardy server. the last g3 tower still runs osx 10.4.x As much open source software as i run on it I might as well run linux on it. Linux makes old machines more valuable. We throw away no machine before it's time.
 
Old 02-25-2011, 08:36 AM   #30
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i have a OS wich looks a lot like mac os x :
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