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Google has never shied away from building operating systems — just look at Chrome OS and Android. The thing is, they’re both based on Linux and while it’s open-source and incredibly flexible, it might not be up to the task for Google’s future conquests. Enter “Fuchsia”, a new, non-Linux OS the company appears to be developing.
Microsoft’s range of Surface tablets has found a steady fan base with professionals but they’re not the greatest computers for running Linux. Some distributions do run on Surface tablets, but the experience isn’t fantastic. This may be about to change, with the Linux Kernel 4.8 first release candidate featuring a new driver specifically for the Surface 3 tablet. Here are the details.
When Sebastian submitted his desktop, we were ready to share it as-is, but then he linked to the project at Behance, which included this lovely video of the whole thing in action. It’s a beautifully custom take on a system UI, and he’s included many of the components so you can make it yourself. Here’s how.