The June 14, 2020 Windowsfx 10.2 (Linuxfx 10) – ‘a smooth downhill path to Linux adoption’? post has been the most popular post on this blog wid 6,793 views…4,740 in just the last six-months of 2020. See the Windowsfx/Linuxfx page for more info.
- Linuxfx 11.2 ISO download is 4.50 GB.
- Windowsfx download is also 4.50 GB.
Typical archaic Enterprise Linux thinking. Most Linux OSes are the same way ‘n don’t even offer the Fulltime Linux Root User option. The Passwordless ‘Future’ has arrived so I no longer use or recommend any OS that doesn’t at least offer an opt out option. See the Karmi’s Top 10 Linux Distros page for Linux OSes that offer Root User options.
Am not sure of the main differences between Linuxfx & Windowsfx since they seem about the same to me, in brief testings, and even the ‘Live’ iso USB boot medias are labeled the same when they are created.
I used Rufus to create the bootable media. Both versions installed quickly.
I found the KDE Plasma DE worked easier for me wid the Linuxfx 11.2 version.
Free vs Pro
I found the Free version to be a disappointment, in brief tests, and the $35 Pro version too expensive for me to try. Nothing wrong with charging for your work tho…
Linuxfx/Windowsfx vs Windows 11 Pro
KINGUIN has two Windows 11 Pro offers.
VIP-URcdkey is who I have used for the past year.
- The Windows 10 versions are around $11-13, and if you have the correct modern security focused hardware requirements then you could buy it and just upgrade to Windows 11 for free. Windows 10 has until 2025 before security updates are stopped.
If you have a Windows 7 machine then read This & This. In the modern World, ‘Old’ Hardware could also be ‘Dangerous’ Hardware to use, if you care about your computer’s security ability. These are some of the reasons I try to keep my hardware & software up to date, and also why I only use Linux as a lightweight portable ‘Companion’ OS for Windows 11.
Linuxfx 11.2 & Windowsfx 11.2 are great Linux OSes, and lots of thought ‘n hard work have been put into their developments. Neither is even close to being the real Windows 11 tho.
- A 4.50 GB iso & no Fulltime Linux Root User option are total turnoffs for me.
Will add this post to the Windowsfx/Linuxfx page…
LINUX IS LIKE A BOX OF CHOCOLATES – you never know what you’re gonna get!