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Pushing Prism on Ubuntu

Dec 17, 2009, 09:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christopher Tozzi)

"In Mozilla's words, "Prism is an application that lets users split Web applications out of their browser and run them directly on their desktop." In practical terms, that means you can have individual browser windows dedicated to specific Web applications–like Gmail, Facebook or Twitter–without having to worry about them becoming mixed up with your other Firefox tabs or needing to be restarted if you restart your browser.

"Pretty much any website can be set up to run in Prism, but since Ubuntu 8.04, the Ubuntu repositories have offered a number of preconfigured Prism packages for popular Web applications. In Ubuntu 9.10, these include Facebook, Twitter and Google Mail, Analytics, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Groups and Talk."

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