Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Sat 15th Jan 2011 18:02 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces As an answer to someone asking whether Unity will require a working OpenGL stack to operate in Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal", Mark Shuttleworth announced that Canonical would offer an optional, QT-based, "2D" implementation of Unity. Here is a video, too.
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by Roguelazer on Sat 15th Jan 2011 18:20 UTC
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It's exactly as unattractive as the 3D version. And it'll have the bonus of pulling QT into RAM for a primarily GTK-based application-set, so future Ubuntu users will get to enjoy default memory bloat regardless of whether they have 3D support or not.


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