Where Mozilla Ubiquity Failed, Ubuntu HUD will Succeed

“I’m not easily impressed by ‘new’ ideas in the Linux desktop
space, which is why the Ubuntu HUD is even more interesting to

The HUD is based on a concept that I really believe in and
supported (though my own usage and newb attempt at script) when
Mozilla tried the same idea a few years ago with Ubiquity. Mozilla
however has this obnoxious habit of killing projects that I like
(or in their parlance – putting them on the backburner – ubiquity,
prism, skywriter just to name a few). Ubiquity was supposed to
become something called Taskfox in Firefox 3.6 but that never

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