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Joost on Linux: It's Difficult, But Possible

May 30, 2007, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ryan Paul)

"Joost, the compelling new on-demand P2P video service from the creators of Skype, has attracted considerable attention since the launch of its closed beta program. Last week, we offered 10,000 of our readers the opportunity to join in on the fun. I grabbed an invite myself so that I could put Joost to the test on the open-source Linux platform.

"Unfortunately, the Joost client application is currently only natively supported on Windows and Mac OS X. This is a bit ironic, since the program itself heavily utilizes Mozilla's open-source cross-platform XulRunner runtime and many other open-source components..."

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