Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 24th Jan 2012 22:53 UTC, submitted by fran
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu As much as I dislike Unity, I commend the Ubuntu team and Shuttleworth for having the guts to try to innovate and bring the desktop forward (pretty much the exact same can be said of KDE4 and GNOME3). Shuttleworth has just announced yet another significant change for Ubuntu, and it's all about replacing the menu with a search interface dubbed the HUD.
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by earksiinni on Tue 24th Jan 2012 23:18 UTC
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Very interested to see whether this sinks or swims. I use ratpoison as my wm w/ Pentadactyl extension for FF, which makes my machine completely keyboard operable, so I'm an extreme part of the demographic. Still, I bet others would adopt it if it's implemented correctly. (I foresee menus disappearing but toolbars and keyboard shortcuts remaining.)

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