Make Tech Easier: Zorin OS 15.1 Review

Make Tech Easier: Zorin OS 15.1 Review. “Hailed as the last good version of Windows by many, Windows 7 is now officially retired. Zorin OS’s creators know this leaves a massive chunk of users with a choice between two equally uncomfortable solutions: upgrade to Windows 10 or jump ship to Linux. This is primarily the user group Zorin OS targets and, to Microsoft’s chagrin and as we’ll see, probably the better choice.”

OMG! Ubuntu! How to Make Linux Mint Look Like Windows 7

OMG! Ubuntu!: How to Make Linux Mint Look Like Windows 7. “We’ve shown you how to make Linux Mint look like a Mac before so aping the appearance of a different system (while not to everyone’s tastes) is something you already know is possible. But we’ve never really touched on how to make your desktop look like Windows — and Linux Mint is the ideal starting point if you want to do that as it looks and behaves more like Windows than regular Ubuntu does.”

ZDNet: How to switch from Windows 7 to Chrome OS CloudReady

ZDNet: How to switch from Windows 7 to Chrome OS CloudReady. “Yesterday, a friend asked what he should do since Windows 7 has come to the end of its supported life. I asked him what he uses his computer for. He replied, ‘Email and Facebook.’ He added that he has no interest in moving to Windows 10. He’s far from the only one. About one in five users have stuck with Windows 7 to the bitter end. And, really, for his purposes, who can blame him? For him, Windows 7 just works. So, rather than try to convince him to move to Linux, I suggested he consider Neverware’s Chrome OS variant, CloudReady. Here’s how to do it.”

ZDNet: Here’s what will happen to your Windows 7 PC on January 15, 2020

ZDNet: Here’s what will happen to your Windows 7 PC on January 15, 2020. “Microsoft has been warning Windows 7 users for the past year-plus that after January 14, 2020, they’ll get no more security updates to the operating system for free. Even though users will be able to continue to run Windows 7 after that date, they’ll be more susceptible to potential security problems. To hammer that point home, Microsoft is planning to deliver a new pop-up notification to Windows 7 users on January 15, 2020.”

Softpedia News: Linux Lite 4.8 Arrives as a Windows 7 Alternative, Based on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

Softpedia News: Linux Lite 4.8 Arrives as a Windows 7 Alternative, Based on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS. “Linux Lite creator Jerry Bezencon announced today the release and general availability of the Linux Lite 4.8 operating system as an alternative to the soon-to-be-deprecated Windows 7 OS.”