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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RE: Well judging by the comments
by Neolander on Sat 19th Jun 2010 21:25 UTC in reply to "Well judging by the comments"
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Maybe the repository system is just good enough for the job, in the same way as Windows, in spite of all its defects, is just good enough as a mainstream desktop OS. Ever thought of that possibility ?

Edited 2010-06-19 21:27 UTC

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