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Reuters: Former Macintosh designers at Eazel start-up

Feb 22, 2000, 05:53 (4 Talkback[s])

"Four members of the original Apple Computer Inc. Macintosh developer team have reunited at a Silicon Valley start-up company called Eazel that is seeking to make the renegade Linux operating system easier to use..."

"'Eazel, founded in the Fall of 1999, intends to make Linux the desktop of choice for millions of people,' the company says on its Web site at www.eazel.com. 'To achieve this, we are creating next generation user interface software and services designed to make Linux easier to use.'"

"Eazel is working to give Linux a new graphical shell - a new point-and-click interface for managing files and folders. Their goal, reported the Chronicle, is to make Linux as easy to use at the Macintosh or Windows, and eventually even easier."

"Eazel has formed an alliance with the group of Linux programmers who developed the Gnome interface for Linux..."

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