Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 4th Nov 2011 22:56 UTC, submitted by Dart
Linux When GNOME did its version 3 and Ubuntu came up with Unity, the popularity of Linux Mint sky-rocketed, because they stuck with GNOME 2.32. The Mint team has been working on their next version for a while now, and today, they first unveiled what they're working on. There's good news - the team is working on making GNOME 3 likeable. Their question for this release: "How do we make people like Gnome 3? And what do we provide as an alternative to those who still do not want to change?"
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Gnome 3 Failed..
by reduz on Fri 4th Nov 2011 23:50 UTC
reduz
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I can understand what Canonical is trying to do with Unity, they were sort of left with no choice. However, writing a desktop shell seems like a huge task and itÅ› taking them a long time to get it to an usable state and adding enough customization options to make it appealing to most users. (something they promised but did not deliver yet).

However, Gnome 3 is even much more disliked than Unity, given the change is much more radical and based on concepts that are not even tested or solid.

At this point, I wonder how long it will take fedora to give up and start adding extensions to Gnome 3 to make it more usable for most people too..

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