ChaletOS, an alternative with Ubuntu for the most nostalgic of Windows


Although there are many users who use Ubuntu, there are still many users who come from Windows and are missing elements of the Microsoft operating system. This is usually a problem for many, a problem that has an interesting solution with ChaletOS.

ChaletOS is a Gnu / Linux distribution that is based on Xubuntu 16.04 and that it has a great appearance that reminds us of Windows 7 or any other version of the popular private operating system. The customization in ChaletOS is high, very high but the heart of the operating system is still Ubuntu and an LTS version of Ubuntu.

ChaletOS uses Xubuntu 16.04 and its purpose is that this operating system is installed on computers with few resources, that is, for computers that have the old Windows XP and want to continue offering the same power but with the aesthetics of Windows 10 or Windows 7. In addition, the Windows 10 icons have recently been released for those who have the old version of ChaletOS and want to give the appearance of Windows 10.

ChaletOS tries to bring the latest Windows with the power of Xubuntu to older computers

Both the spaces, Folder, icon and panel names are the same as Windows But Windows programs will not work naturally, but we will be able to use the usual Gnu / Linux applications as well as Wine, which will allow us to use the Windows application that we miss. ChaletOS is a young distribution but it is based on the latest Ubuntu LTS as well as allows new Ubuntu users don't miss out on not having their old Windows.

Personally I have been using Ubuntu for years as the main operating system, so now I do not usually get lost when I use both operating systems, but I understand that the first days with Ubuntu or with any other Gnu / Linux is usually problematic for many who come from Windows, for this I have collected ChaletOS, since it is a tool that can be useful for many novice users, don't you think?

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  1.   Pethro Mustard said

    Anyone know if it is possible to install that environment on Ubuntu 15.10? ._.

    1.    Celis gerson said

      There is only one way to find out! (Y)

    2.    Pethro Mustard said

      XD I have to break my Ubuntu (for the 21st time ._.)

  2.   alicia nicole san said

    Very good information. I got used to ubuntu for more than a year now, and I love it because of its speed, it does not lock, no viruses. Etc ... I will never leave Linux in fact I forgot windows: /

  3.   Ruisu cordova said

    very useful to pass the distro to a friend or for those who work in a cyber

  4.   javi9010 said

    Thanks for the contribution, I'm going to try it !!

  5.   minette said

    I started with Ubuntu 7 and now I'm going with 16.04, with this all said

  6.   Diego Habier said

    It looks beautifull. And if it works with xfce for sure it is fast

  7.   Duilio Gomez said

    I have the balls full of copying the windows desktop in Linux, please a little originality and intelligence, innovate idiots

  8.   Hell hammer said

    I have never found sense in wanting to make our system like Windows…. Aren't we supposed to start from there? XD

  9.   Fidelito Jimenez Arellano said

    I hope they have improved it, I installed it 8 months ago and it does not work by installing it on your hard disk, but it works normal in live cd

    1.    Hell hammer said

      Does it work badly? even in that it looks like windows hahahaha

  10.   cornapecha said

    Mmmmm ... And what difference does ChaletOS and Zorin, for example?

  11.   Steve Malave said

    please ... I use linux and I don't miss Windows at all

  12.   adullam azure said

    Hello, I want to know if the page applications that I had in windows 7 are compatible with this ubunto distribution

  13.   Juan Candanosa said

    I have tried to install this distro and it always gives me an error. It looks very good when using it from the USB. Hopefully they can fix it.

  14.   Francisco Manuel Soto-Ochoa said

    Excellent contribution ... thank you, thank you very much ...

  15.   donpisador said

    It sends an error at the end of the installation but if the usb is removed and it restarts, that's it, ChaletOS is already installed on your DD, then just do the apt update and apt upgrade to validate that everything works well and that's it, I've been testing this distro and the truth is that I was surprised that playonlinux works just as well (or even better) than the vaunted sparkyLinux