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Zebuntu: Ubuntu 7.10 under disguise!

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Currently, Zebuntu is nothing else but a rebranded, BeOS-themed XFCE variant of Ubuntu 7.10, with a new control panel (MAGIC). Now what?

Zebuntu's default browser is Epiphany, full with Gnash 0.8.1 (Shockwave Flash 8.0 r99 compatible, it says), Java(TM) Plug-in 1.6.0_03-b05, mplayerplug-in 3.40 + RealPlayer (mplayerplug-in-rm.so), QuickTime (mplayerplug-in-qt.so, DivX (File name: mplayerplug-in-dvx.so), and Windows Media Player (mplayerplug-in-wmp.so) support. Unfortunately, it is not always that stable... because of the MPlayer plug-in.

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