Mozilla's Boot To Gecko OS

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  1. InsaneNutter

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    Boot to Gecko is an experimental Mobile Operating System by the Mozilla Foundation.
    Based off the Gecko Layout Engine, Coded in almost entirely HTML5 (easily mod-able)

    If you would like more information, you can read about it here
    For developers, modders, etc you can take a look at the source code here

    [video=youtube;hG6vPWSRtJo]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hG6vPWSRtJo&feature=player_embedded[/video]

    I must admit it looks pretty clean, it will be interesting to see where this goes.

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    Wow its looks really nice! Where can you get it and does it require root?
     
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    You will need root and an unlocked bootloader on your phone.

    The source code for it is here: https://github.com/andreasgal/B2G

    If you have a Samsung Galaxy S 2 someone has started work on porting it here: [PRE-ALPHA] Mozilla Boot-To-Gecko (B2G) - NOT ANDROID, SOMETHING DIFFERENT - xda-developers, any other phone i guess you will have to see if anyone starts work on getting it up and running.
     

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