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Maui Shell is a convergent desktop for Linux phones, tablets, laptops, and desktop computers

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The Maui Project has been developing a set of free and open source apps and tools for a convergent computing experience that allows you to use the same apps on a Linux phone that you’d use on a Linux desktop computer.

Now the team behind those Maui Apps is one step closer to offering a complete convergent desktop environment thanks to the introduction of Maui Shell, a new convergent desktop shell.

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Maui Shell is a Beautiful Vision for the Future of Linux

  • Maui Shell is a Beautiful Vision for the Future of Linux

    Now, “convergent” Linux UIs aren’t new. Ubuntu tried (and failed) to materialise its idea of one with Unity 8. What would be new is a convergent Linux shell that’s actually realised in real, usable, working code.

    KDE Plasma (with Plasma Mobile) and GNOME (with Phosh) are already making major inroads in this area so there’s plenty of momentum that Maui Shell, which is also rooted in KDE technologies, can take advantage of.

Maui Shell is Here, Ushering in a New Era of Desktop Linux

  • Maui Shell is a convergent shell for Linux on desktops, phones, and tablets – OSnews

    I’ve been keeping an eye on MauiKit for a while now, and over Christmas, they surprised us with their brand new convergent desktop environment – Maui Shell – targeted at both desktops, tablets, and mobile devices. After developing a whole set of applications, as well as a Linux distribution to use them, their next step is now a complete desktop environment.

  • Maui Shell is a converged desktop debuting in Nitrux 1.8

    One of the most interesting things about Nitrux as a project is Maui, a framework built with the technology of KDE and Kirigami that lays the foundations to facilitate the creation of converged applications for Linux, Windows, macOS, Android and iOS. More recently, Nitrux managers have wanted to go one step further with Maui Shell, a converged desktop shell capable of adapting to mobiles and desktops.

    Those responsible have explained that “the objective of Maui Shell is to implement a converged desktop shell with different form factors, from mobile phones and tablets to desktop computers. Maui Shell will accommodate multiple form factors and there is no need for multiple versions to target different form factors.“.

  • Maui Shell is Here, Ushering in a New Era of Desktop Linux - It's FOSS News

    Over the past few years, it has been extremely exciting to see the team behind Nitrux Linux expand their influence on the Linux community. Now, this influence is set to expand even further with their brand-new Maui Shell.

    Let’s take a look at it!

Maui Shell seems like a very interesting KDE graphical

  • Maui Shell seems like a very interesting KDE graphical environment

    In the mood to try a new desktop shell? Well, the folks behind Nitrux have formally announced Maui Shell and it sure does look pretty.

    A desktop environment with an aim to scale and look good across a wide range of different devices including mobiles, tables and desktop computers. They said the aim is to have "no need for multiple versions targeting different form factors" and it's seriously slick. Worth noting at this point, it is far from finished with plenty of missing features. The developers have announced it to get some early testing and feedback.

Is Maui Shell the future of the Linux desktop?

  • Is Maui Shell the future of the Linux desktop? - TechRepublic

    Once upon a time, Stephen King said of writer Clive Barker, "I have seen the future of horror and his name is Clive Barker." What does that have to do with tech? Not much, but it is apropos to what I'm about to discuss.

    Recently, the Linux community found itself with a new upstart darling in the mix. That darling is called Maui Desktop.

    Great. Another desktop to compete in an already flooded field? Hold up … this one is special.

    It's all about convergence.

    Great. Another attempt to resuscitate a previously failed concept. You might as well have started this out with "Wuzzzup?" or "Talk to the hand."

    OK, enough with the pop culture references, what's the big deal?

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