"Nearly 20 years after they introduced computing to the masses,
three Apple Computer alums are hoping for a repeat
"Mike Boich, Bud Tribble and Andy Hertzfeld, all of whom
played an important role in developing the revolutionary Macintosh
user interface, will debut the first product to come out of their
new firm, Eazel, this Tuesday at the LinuxWorld Conference &
Expo in San Jose."
"That product is a snazzy new interface for the GNU/Linux
computing platform, a freely distributed operating system created
by a loosely organized group of programmers."
"Eazel's Nautilus 1.0 file manager and system management
interface promises to make that tech-heavy GNU/Linux operating
system, and its complementary GNOME desktop program, accessible to
the average computer user, on par with the Microsoft or Apple
experience. Many in the Linux world feel it represents the most
viable challenge yet to Microsoft Corp.'s Windows juggernaut."
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