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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RE[3]: OSX wanabee ?
by Neolander on Sat 15th Jan 2011 20:28 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: OSX wanabee ?"
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Yeah, but then, people will reproach Ubuntu for having an uncommon interface that you have to relearn...

Well, if Ubuntu's UI team had that in mind, they could hardly mess up more...
* Windows users must definitely re-learn the interface
* OSX users must re-learn the interface as well, and as a bonus are deceived by the look (because no matter how much they want to make them look-alike, gnome does not work like OSX's UI)
* Even gnome and KDE users must re-learn the interface to some extent, since no single distro's UI works like Unity does.

Edited 2011-01-15 20:29 UTC

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