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gOS 3.1 Introduces Cloud Computing

Jan 08, 2009, 06:03 (0 Talkback[s])

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"At its core, gOS 3.1 Gadgets is built from Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron). Modifications include a bright green theme, several changes to the distribution's default applications, and an increased emphasis on web-based applications -- especially Google's.

"On arriving at gOS's desktop for the first time, you're greeted with a dizzying array of Vista-like desktop gadgets that open up applications within Mozilla Prism windows when clicked. This approach makes web-based applications -- Google Mail, Google Calendar, and YouTube, for example -- appear to be native Linux applications, rather than web pages embedded in a Firefox browser."

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