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Dec 14, 2004, 09:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"A few months ago we were asked to complete a program that was supposed to increase the usability of the Linux/UNIX shell interface as a university project. The basic idea was to provide a GUI (Graphical User Interface) that would give access to the most commonly used utilities on the command line, their options, as well as making the interface as usable and intuitive as possible. We were given a rough idea of how it was to be implemented and all in all most people ended up creating a very basic file manager like interface with a set of buttons representing commands running down the left hand side, a group of options represented as checkboxes next to them and then a command line at the bottom of the window which would allow for manual typing/editing of commands..."

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