Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Jan 2006 20:51 UTC
SkyOS There have been some interesting updates over at SkyOS. First of all, it now has a VNC viewer, so you can control other computers from SkyOS. Another interesting addition are a set of VMWare tools; SkyOS now has full clipboard integration with the host OS when running in VMWare. Also added is seamless mouse integration, so you can just move your mouse to the edge of the VMWare window, and it will automatically ungrab it. There have been more changes, you can see the most prominent on SkyOS's website. For the under-the-hood changes, see the changelog.
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Inspiration
by Unbeliever on Mon 9th Jan 2006 22:38 UTC
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2005-07-09

Mac OS X seems to be the theme he's following. Good luck.

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RE: Inspiration
by dylansmrjones on Tue 10th Jan 2006 01:40 in reply to "Inspiration"
dylansmrjones Member since:
2005-10-02

Not as much as he used to, unfortunately. I actually liked the slightly older WindUI look better than what we have at the moment.

( And btw. I don't like round corners. We need a good ol' NextStep'ish theme to 'old' grumpy guys like me :p )

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RE[2]: Inspiration
by helf on Tue 10th Jan 2006 03:56 in reply to "RE: Inspiration"
helf Member since:
2005-07-06

Right on! ;D

/me pats his NeXT

I'd be lost without it. ;)

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RE[2]: Inspiration
by dylansmrjones on Tue 10th Jan 2006 21:54 in reply to "RE: Inspiration"
dylansmrjones Member since:
2005-10-02

I was talking about this older look: http://www.skyos.org/images/gimp.png

Don't look at the GTK part - just look at the titel bar. I like that look more, though the min./max./close buttons are to much candy in my eyes. A bit more crystalized look would be much better.

But this is better: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/3b/NeXTSTEP_desktop.jpg

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RE: Inspiration
by Celerate on Tue 10th Jan 2006 07:45 in reply to "Inspiration"
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2005-06-29

"Mac OS X seems to be the theme he's following"

I had a look at the screenshots and I don't see it as being designed after OS X. Besides the icons in a toolbar type widget at the bottom of the screen I'm really not seeing any special resemblance. If you see something I don't feel free to point it out.

I suppose the toolbar on the top does resemble the one from OS X to some slight degree.

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RE[2]: Inspiration
by Unbeliever on Tue 10th Jan 2006 10:09 in reply to "RE: Inspiration"
Unbeliever Member since:
2005-07-09

Look at the taskbar (or whatever it's called). It resembles The Dock to me.

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