Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Thanks to Mozilla Labs Prism you can now split your web applications out of your browsers and run them directly on your desktop.
This is an example about how to run Google Reader directly on your Ubuntu desktop.

  1. Download Prism for Linux from here.
  2. Extract it to where you want.
  3. Then double click and run the prism executable or run it through your favourite shell.
  4. Fill the details according to the screen shot.
  5. Enter the Google account and password and tick remember this account if you want. It will load the reader.
  6. Then when you want to run the Google Reader you can simply click the icon on your desktop and run it.