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Dec272009

Ylmf OS!: Ubuntu hacked to looks just like Windows XP

Ylmf OS!, a Chinese website, have gone one step further and hacked Ubuntu 9.10 to look exactly like Windows XP. Ylmf OS was developed by Rain Forest Wind Guangdong Computer Technology Co., an Internet and software firm based in Dongguan, Guangdong Province, China. The OS comes with Open Office, an open-source productivity suite that competes with Microsoft Office, and also comes with with Wine, which allows Windows applications to run on other operating systems.

“We have not really evaluated the code here, but assuming that this is a Linux implementation we agree that the existing laws against software piracy are unlikely to apply here,” a Microsoft spokesperson said via e-mail. “So we’d have to look to the protection offered under intellectual property law generally in the relevant jurisdictions.

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Source:→ Digg

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