UI difference in webOS OSE and webOS TV

Compared to the regular TV version of webOS, the Open Source Edition has a stripped down version of the UI.
Is there a specific reason for this?

Would love to know if there's a specific repo that would enable to add a custom interface.

Hi n-jay,

the reason for removing TV UI from the webOS OSE is that we think that it is too much TV oriented UI and maintaining production level UI/UX for open source project was much work for us at the moment of making that decision.

and ofc, you can freely develop and add custom interface.

Thank you much.

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I'm still pretty new to webOS and developing on Operating Systems in general so please excuse me if this next question sounds stupid;
but is there any particular repository on the webOS OSE github repos that should be given attention to when creating a new launcher UI?

I think that you can see luna-surfacemanager/base at master · webosose/luna-surfacemanager · GitHub

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Thanks for that, will check it out! :slight_smile: