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First Look: moonOS 2

Mar 03, 2009, 19:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Daniel Pop-Silaghi)

"The bootsplash image and font prepare you for what I like to call a fairytale desktop. With floral motifs and forest-green shiny colors everywhere (including the cursor) I was certain that a dancing Irish Leprechaun will start hopping around across my workspaces. It didn't, sadly... Oh well, maybe some good folks will create an animated wallpaper displaying just that. And, as some of you may already know, Enlightenment supports animated wallpapers: a fading ladybird, lights turning on and off in a city landscape or a pong game for the nostalgics. But don't think that you will have to dig the web to find them, as the appearance settings will have an "online" button that will take you to the wallpaper portal so you can look through either static or animated ones. There aren't a lot, but you'll certainly find one that will suit your mood. Ecomorph, a Compiz implementation for E17, is also included but not enabled by default given the fact that a warning on the website says: "[...] this is currently somewhere between a hack and planning/pre-alpha state."

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