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Hotwire: A Combined Terminal/GUI for GNU/Linux

Jun 27, 2008, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gary Richmond)

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"There is nothing more guaranteed to ignite a bad tempered, incandescent flame war that an outbreak of hostilities between the rival Gnome and KDE camps. Well, except perhaps a slanging match between the champions of the GUI and the command line. Enter stage left the compromise candidate which might just unite the warring factions: Hotwire.

"Whenever I first stumbled across upon Hotwire (released under the GPL 2 for the user interface and a permissive MIT-style licence for everything else), certain childhood rhymes sprang irresistibly to mind: Jack of all trades, master of none, Jack Spratt could eat no fat, his wife could eat no lean, amongst them..."

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