Moblin v2.0 beta for Netbooks and Nettops - It's here...
May 22, 2009, 20:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Moblin v2.0 Beta Feature Summary
* New, visually rich user experience, optimized for Netbook and
Nettops, building on the latest open source graphics technology,
such as Clutter, DRI2, and KMS. The user experience is provided
mainly through the toolbar and panels, available at the top of the
* The m_zone, acting as the 'home screen' panel. It provides
instant access to your synchronized calendar, tasks, appointments,
recently used files, and real-time updates from your friends on
social networking sites.
* Aggregation of your social networking content. This provides you
with the ability to see your social networking activities on one
screen, easily interact with your friends, and update your status
and site information. Twitter and Last.fm are the currently
supported social networking sites, with more to come.
* A web browser optimized for the Moblin 2.0 Netbook user
interface. Based on the latest Mozilla browser technology revised
into a Clutter shell, the browser gives you access to the whole
internet, as well as advanced features, such as video embedding and
the latest Flash plug-in, while integrating seamlessly into the