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gOS Space: OSX like operating system without Apple

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I’ve been a fan of gOS for a while now. I’ve been running their Rocket release for about a year. It’s based on Ubuntu and has the benefit of pre-installed Enlightenment. It’s solid, runs well on lower-end hardware, and…it’s Enlightenment (what more do you want?)

On January 7, 2008 gOS released the beta version of Space - their latest iteration of gOS. It’s different for sure. It’s like OS X with an added bit of fun. gOS Space is truly a social network fans’ dream come true. But what exactly makes this operating system special? Let’s take a look at some of the bits that cause Space to stand out.
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Space isn’t based on Enlightenment. Although this makes me sad to think they are moving away from my favorite window manager, I do like where they are heading. What they are using is a combination of GNOME, Compiz Fusion, the Avant Window Navigator, and a bit of Enlightenment E17 code. This combination makes for a very interesting user experience that, as far as I know, is unique only to Space. Unfortunately this combination causes the minimum requirements to mimic that the latest Ubuntu.

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