Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th Feb 2008 22:45 UTC
Linux "The Elive Linux distribution combines beauty with ease of use. Elive is based on Debian and uses Enlightenment as its windows manager, which gives the distribution a Mac OS X look and feel. Elive comes with dozens of easy-to-use desktop applications that just work. Elive started as a live CD, but now at version 1.0 it works well as a standard hard drive installation. The latest unstable ISO, 1.5, should be released shortly."
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RE: Beauty?
by Elv13 on Wed 6th Feb 2008 04:47 UTC in reply to "Beauty?"
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In fact, it -is- like osx if you use the E16 desktop. It as a dock (engage) and osx like wm. E17 is nice to, but feel less like osx.

I really like elive, it is the first live-cd i will try on a computer to see if everything work or to backup a dieing windows install. I also like the software choice. It is the only distribution that include cinelerra and the right codec pack to prevent it from crashing every 2 minute.

If you want to discover something new, i suggest to try this live CD, it feel unique, not like all those clone live-cd packed with almost default gnome or kde setting

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RE[2]: Beauty?
by tupp on Wed 6th Feb 2008 05:45 in reply to "RE: Beauty?"
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In fact, it -is- like osx if you use the E16 desktop. It as a dock (engage) and osx like wm.

Enlightenment was around years before OS X, so, if the two UIs seem similar, OS X resembles Enlightenment.

By the way, the dock was not invented by Apple nor Steve Jobs -- it first appeared in Windows 1.01 (1985) and Arthur OS (1987):

Edited 2008-02-06 05:45 UTC

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RE[3]: Beauty?
by doctor_shim on Wed 6th Feb 2008 19:03 in reply to "RE[2]: Beauty?"
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But OS X was meant to resemble NEXTSTEP!

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