Linked by David Adams on Fri 18th Jun 2010 19:17 UTC
Linux Linux Magazine has a profile of Daniel Fore and the Elementary project. Elementary is a Linux distro that's committed to a clean and simple user experience, but it's more than a distro - it's actually a multi-pronged effort to make improvements to the user experience for a whole ecosystem of components, including icons, a GTK theme, Midori improvements, Nautilus, and even Firefox. The work that elementary is doing isn't limited to their own distro, and some of their work is available in current, and perhaps future, Ubuntu releases. The results are really striking, and I think it's probably the handsomest Linux UI I've ever seen.
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Well judging by the comments
by nt_jerkface on Sat 19th Jun 2010 21:20 UTC
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the Linux desktop is set to keep spinning in the same circle that it has been for over a decade.

You would think that the status quo defenders would at least re-analyze their positions or be more open to critics.

Linux for consumers will have to be handled by companies like Intel. Mob design just isn't working.

There's just too many problems and the mob can't even agree on what constitutes a problem.

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