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Mozilla Labs Bring The Webian Shell, A Full Screen Web Browser Concept

Jun 06, 2011, 21:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"It might not be wrong to say that Webian Shell could have been inspired by Google's Chrome OS. However, the two are quite different right now.

"Yes, there are similarities between the two in that both gives more priorities to the web by having a web browser for a desktop. But while Chrome OS is a complete operating system, Webian Shell is not. The Webian Shell runs on top of an existing operating system. Webian Shell cannot even control the hardware right now - it cannot control the system volume, network connections, show the battery indicator etc. Although hardware control is planned for a future release of Webian Shell, there is no plan of it becoming a full-blown operating system right now."

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