"While updating my Debian system, I noticed that Eazel's
Nautilus file manager was available as a Debian package. I was
thrilled. Admittedly, I've gotten caught up in the industry
excitement surrounding Nautilus, and I've read many of the articles
written about it on both mainstream and obscure sites. But now,
having it installed on my desktop, my perspective has changed a
bit. What does it really mean to run Nautilus? Read our first look
review to find out."
"Installation of Eazel's Nautilus 0.5 from Debian packages went
without a hitch. And the next thing I knew, I had a Nautilus menu
item in my Gnome menus. After selecting it, the wizard screen shown
above appeared. The wizard asks a few questions, including asking
you to pick a skill level. I picked "beginner", because I wanted to
see just how easy the Eazel folks could make things. When the
wizard is finished, the Nautilus shell opens."
"My first impression of the shell, which loaded the Eazel
Services page, was that it rendered the page perfectly -- and
quickly, too. But then I realized why it behaved that way: Nautilus
uses Gecko for its HTML rendering engine. Another thing that caught
my eye was the "notes" tab (shown on the left above). From this
tab, you can enter a few things about the web page you're viewing.
When you come back to the page, Nautilus will recall the notes
you've typed. I thought this was a really cool feature, and I can
see myself using it frequently. With only a few exceptions
(form-based file upload didn't work), the web browser is fully
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