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Here’s How Zorin OS 6 Can Make Windows To Linux Transition Easy!
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Here’s How Zorin OS 6 Can Make Windows To Linux Transition Easy!  
Zorin OS 6, the Ubuntu-based Linux distribution is called as the ‘gateway to Linux for Windows users’.   
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Saturday, June 23, 2012 With the era of Windows 8 platform just round the corner, people have all the more reason to shift to the Linux platform. While there are existing user friendly distros such as Ubuntu Linux and Linux Mint, there is one lesser known flavour that was specifically designed to make the Windows to Linux switch smooth- in fact, Zorin OS 6, the Ubuntu-based Linux distribution is called as the ‘gateway to Linux for Windows users’.

Zorin OS 6, Linux distro, free OS, Windows to Linux

Here is what the new platform has to offer:

News desktop environment: It’s most prominent feature is the Zorin desktop environment which is default in this case. So not Unity, GNOME, Cinnamon or any other alternative. The project developers elaborate: Zorin Desktop embraces all of the latest and greatest of Open Source software and technologies such as Gtk3 and other software from the GNOME 3 software stack, all without affecting the familiarity and usability of the desktop which still retains its Windows 7-like default look.

Multiple interface option: Zorin’s Look Changer is a part of the software, which enables users to choose from among numerous graphical interfaces. In the “Core” version of the operating system, the Zorin Look Changer offers a choice between the Windows 7, XP and GNOME 2 graphical interfaces, while in the “Ultimate” version--provided with a donation to the Zorin project--there are also the Mac OS X, Unity and Windows 2000 interfaces as options, a report states.

Browser manager: Zorin Web Browser manager helps you install browsers easily.

Updates Linux kernel: Linux Kernel version 3.2 is the core of Zorin OS 6, since it is based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS “Precise Pangolin,” which uses that kernel version itself.

5 years security guarantee: This distro comes with LTS (Long term support). In terms of longevity, it is a safe choice.

Loads of updates: Zorin OS 6 includes “a ton of software updates, a newly redesigned Software Center, and a load of other improvements and features,” as said by the project team.

Zorin OS 6 can be downloaded for free from the project site. So are you all set to try out this distro to satiate your Linux needs!

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