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Tango Project aims to simplify, beautify Linux desktops

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Web designers Jakub Steiner of Novell Inc. and Steven Garrity of the Mozilla Visual Identity team this week introduced the Tango Project, a collaborative effort on the part of a variety of software designers and artists to unify the visual style of software on Linux and other open-source desktops.

The two Web developers made the announcement at the Gnome Summit in Boston.

"We've been working on it for a few months now, just getting the basics figured out before we started bragging," Garrity wrote on

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