Fenix ​​OS: the look of macOS and Windows Made in Spain

Fenix ​​OS

You may be hesitant about making the leap to GNU / Linux and can't find a suitable distribution. In addition, you may want to enjoy all the best of the Linux world, but without giving up the graphical aspect of Windows or macOS. If that's so Fenix ​​OS is one of those projects that can bring you the best of each system ...

Also, this chameleon distro is Made In Spain, and uses Ubuntu as a base. Therefore, it has a solid foundation, robustness, security, and stability. As well as the vast number of packages available for this Canonical distro and good driver support so hardware compatibility is not an issue.

I know there is already other projects that simulate the look of macOS, such as elementary OS, or other projects such as Zorin OS to imitate Windows, also the controversial Linspire, and even projects for the SBC Raspberry Pi such as iRaspbian and Raspbian X. And there are also a multitude of themes that you can use to "tune" your desktop and make it look like whatever you want ...

You can think that Fenix ​​OS does not bring anything new, but you are wrong. The idea of ​​this distro is to be able to adapt to acquire the look you want as if it were a chameleon. You can put the look of macOS (X and classic), or of different versions of the Microsoft platform, from Windows 95, to Windows 10, through the famous XP, 7, etc.

Other features of Fenix ​​OS

In addition to the adaptable appearance, Fenix ​​OS has also been designed to work quite efficiently for motherboards. Raspberry Pi. It only has a consumption of 1 GB RAM, and adapt to the ARM architecture of its chips.

  • It has lots of packages Pre-installed software, such as LibreOffice, Openshot, Audacity, Inkscape, Telegram client, etc., as well as others that are not installed by default such as Kodi, RetroPie, ...
  • You have snap for package management.
  • Includes your own assistant and a emulator for Android called AndEmu, so you can run all the apps and video games of the Google system on your distro.
  • Multiple desktop environments to choose from. Fenix ​​OS can be downloaded in images with XFCE, Cinnamon, LXDE and Openbox. They include themes to mimic Windows and macOS.
  • Available in multiple languages, including the spanishl.

If you liked it, you can get more information or watch videos and images demonstrating the possibilities of changing the appearance in the official project website. Also, you can Download the images ready to install on the SD, or even run it without installing anything wherever you want ...


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  1.   catpi9049 said

    Very good article, but beyond the appearance I would have made more emphasis on the fact that it has a port of ubuntu mate with gnome for the pi 4, because at the moment there is no ubuntu mate for such nor is there anything with gnome for raspberry. Or in the fact that the raspberry is able to move those window effects that wobble ... without flinching, or that KDE consumes 500mb of ram and goes smoothly when I have gentoo kde pulling virtual memory and overclocked because otherwise it is infumable.

  2.   Laura Sancho Garcia said

    Very cool, I had never seen any distro or any theme with that aspect so successful, I have even made a mistake and believed that I was using my pc and I was already crying because I thought my files had been deleted. I've been testing it for 2 days and it runs very smoothly on my 4gb Raspberry 1. Before I had to warm my head to install things, now I have everything I need and if something is missing I can easily install it, I think I will no longer need my Windows pc, Linux is great.