Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 31st Oct 2007 19:37 UTC, submitted by Kelly Rush
SkyOS SkyOS has received a few updates. First, the new theme engine makes it possible to completely theme SkyOS, without having to write even a single line of code. Furthermore, with only minor changes, WindowBlinds and MS Visual Style (WindowsXP or Vista) themes can be converted to the SkyOS theme format. Additionally, the Viewer (file browsing application) has a new feature called 'NavigationView', which makes it possible to possible to navigate to your devices and manage files easier and faster.
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Looking good
by protomank on Thu 1st Nov 2007 11:24 UTC
protomank
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2006-08-03

I always wanted a UI that supported windows blinds, and looking the direction gnome and kde have taken, skyOS seems promissing, exept for the reason it's not open source. To bad :-(

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RE: Looking good
by Kelly Rush on Thu 1st Nov 2007 15:33 in reply to "Looking good"
Kelly Rush Member since:
2005-06-30

Well, there's lots of different projects, with lots of different licenses. We chose closed-source, simply because it worked best for how we want the direction of SkyOS to head. We certainly appreciate and respect every project's license though, and the right of the respective parties to choose what works for them. I personally use Ubuntu Linux at home myself almost exclusively, so I very much respect the ability of open-source to deliver a strong, polished product!

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