New Windows-like Kali Linux theme

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New Windows-like Kali Linux theme

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Kali Linux have created for its latest Version 2019.4 an additional LookAndFeel
https://www.kali.org/news/kali-linux-2019-4-release/

Beside the typical Kali LookAndFeel, it can now change to the "Undercover mode", which have a very similar look like Windows.

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Nice icons and wallpaper have they created.

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Re: New Windows-like Kali Linux theme

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The copy of icons and themes is forbidden, if it's identical to the original, because of brevets and licences...

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Re: New Windows-like Kali Linux theme

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shunesburg wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 2:22 pm
The copy of icons and themes is forbidden, if it's identical to the original, because of brevets and licences...
Kali Linux is not a small noname distribution.
If Kali doing it, than it is legal.
And if it is legal for Kali, then it is legal for ReactOS, too.

Behind Kali standing a company called "Offensive-Security". They know what they do.
And Kali is the distribution for forensic things.

Possible they have recreated the icons and wallpaper or so...

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This feature was added not just for fun... security experts know what this is for. ;)

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Re: New Windows-like Kali Linux theme

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Office and Xbox Logo are trademarks and thus the usage is NOT legal. Maybe in the lil spot they live, but not over here.
ReactOS is still in alpha stage, meaning it is not feature-complete and is recommended only for evaluation and testing purposes.

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EmuandCo wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:14 pm
Office and Xbox Logo are trademarks and thus the usage is NOT legal. Maybe in the lil spot they live, but not over here.
Well, the full Windows 10 icon set actually. Including the "e" of Internet Explorer etc...

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True that. Didn't verify the rest, just saw two obvious ones and stopped then ^^
ReactOS is still in alpha stage, meaning it is not feature-complete and is recommended only for evaluation and testing purposes.

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I am just wondering what the purpose of posting old news not even related to reactos is.

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learn_more wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:55 pm
I am just wondering what the purpose of posting old news not even related to reactos is.
To uselessly increase the entropy of the Universe...

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Well, I moved it to Off Topic and here I have no objections against it ^^
ReactOS is still in alpha stage, meaning it is not feature-complete and is recommended only for evaluation and testing purposes.

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Re: New Windows-like Kali Linux theme

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theuserbl wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:13 pm
Kali Linux is not a small noname distribution.
If Kali doing it, than it is legal.
And if it is legal for Kali, then it is legal for ReactOS, too.
Maybe Kali Linux is not a noname distribution, but there is no link with the fact is legal or not.
For example, Ubuntu add the MP3 drivers in the past and it was illegal (but now the brevets are over). They said to protect them, that is legal in some countries and they are not responsible if the people install it, but in fact they are not the rights to do that.
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Re: New Windows-like Kali Linux theme

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This is a custom theme that is illegally installed on windows. Windows officially doesn't support this.
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Re: New Windows-like Kali Linux theme

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This theme isn't on Windows though. This is a windows-like theme on Kali Linux.

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Re: New Windows-like Kali Linux theme

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If you want to use an illegal theme nobody stop you, but it's impossible to implement it in the system for right reasons. I'm pretty sure this theme is not a built in Kali Linux theme. I think it could be a third party theme take on a customization website.

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Re: New Windows-like Kali Linux theme

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shunesburg wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 4:03 pm
If you want to use an illegal theme nobody stop you, but it's impossible to implement it in the system for right reasons. I'm pretty sure this theme is not a built in Kali Linux theme. I think it could be a third party theme take on a customization website.
As you can see from their own website, Kali Linux appears to incorporate that "Undercover" mode that displays this windows 10 like theme, therefore it looks to me like it is "built in"...

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