Zorin Linux – as a Windows OS (and macOS) Replacement

This article has been edited and updated from the original 2014 article. Zorin Linux makes a great Windows OS replacement and now also a macOS replacement. Seven years later and I am more convinced of this recommendation.

In the past, you may have heard of or been affected by the discontinuation of Windows XP support on April 8, 2014, and then After January 14, 2020, Microsoft also dropped support for Windows 7.,

After testing and comparing Linux distributions, I have concluded that one of the best Linux distros When specifically trying to replace Windows (or macOS) with something similar is Zorin Linux, However, if you don’t want to have a Windows-like or macOS-like look and feel, read this post instead: Best Linux Distros for Beginners, Experienced and Expert Users.

Zorin Linux: Windows Replacement

Zorin OS is a ubuntu-based Linux distributions are specifically designed for newcomers to Linux. It has a Microsoft Windows-like or macOS-like graphical user interface and includes many Windows-like apps. you can choose (Start -> System Tools -> Zorin Look Manager) Between Window Classic or Windows Modern desktop look, Zorin Linux also comes with Liquor, which lets users run multiple Windows applications on Linux. The ultimate goal of the distribution is to provide a Linux alternative to Windows, while allowing users to enjoy Linux in a familiar desktop environment.

Zorin Linux: macOS Replacement

Zorin OS - MacOS-like

Shortly after this article was initially published, Zorin Linux has also focused on offering its OS as a macOS replacement. Zorin OS is great for users who prefer to have the same Windows or Mac experience, while taking advantage of Linux’s stability, security, and low cost (often free) to maintain.

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Posted: May 15, 2014 | Last Updated: October 18, 2021

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