There's a New Chrome OS Competitor and It's Called Webian

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It was only a matter of time before someone responded to Google's ChromeOS. Webian is that response, and looks and acts much like you'd expect a browser-based OS to act.

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Functioning as a Mozilla Labs project, Webian is fully open source, but in the very early stages of development. Still, some of the design ideas at play here are very nice. The tab bar along the bottom is an especially slick looking element to give Webian more of a desktop feel. You can download the early build now at [Webian via Digitizor]

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knightvash
knightvash

I know a lot of people who only use the internet this would be great for. For the rest of us it's scary, the way a kitten is scary when you're looking for a dog. Sure kittens are nice... but they grow up to be cats - which frankly don't have all the features of dogs.