NewsForge: Eazel’s Nautilus 1.0 to be released next week

The 1.0 release of Eazel’s Nautilus, the much-anticipated
Gnome software environment, is scheduled to be available for
download within a few days.

“Eazel , the company co-founded by former Macintosh interface
designers, will officially announce the 1.0 release later this
month, but the first post-beta release of Nautilus will be able for
download next week sometime at http://services.eazel.com/download/.
Internet rumors had 1.0 available as early as Monday, but Eazel
officials couldn’t confirm that date as of mid-day Friday.”

“The Nautilus shell integrates file management, Web browsing,
and system management into Gnome. “This desktop application is not
only designed to be a major step forward in ease of use for Linux
but will also lead the next generation of innovation on the desktop
by integrating local file management with Internet-based services,”
according to the Eazel Web site. If you’re still wondering what
this all means, there’s a Nautilus demo available at

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