Linked by Howard Fosdick on Tue 2nd Jul 2013 21:04 UTC
Editorial Like many of you, I've been watching the big changes in user interfaces over the past few years, trying to make sense of them all. Is there a common explanation for the controversies surrounding the Windows 8 UI and Unity? Where do GNOME 3, KDE, Cinnamon, and MATE fit in? This article offers one view.
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Ubuntu Unity
by reduz on Tue 2nd Jul 2013 21:47 UTC
reduz
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2006-02-25

I honestly don't think Ubuntu Unity is that bad, and not really understand all the backslash against it.

Gnome was going to discontinue 2.x anyway so they really had no choice.

Unity is almost identical to OSX and Win7, save for two main differences, the global menu (which is horrible and you can disable), and the fact that tasks are laid out vertically instead of horizontally, (which to this day I simply don't understand why you can't move to the bottom, but got used to it anyway).

Gnome3, in contrast, is way more different. You even need to go to a separate screen to switch tasks.

So, what's wrong exactly with Ubuntu Unity?

Edited 2013-07-02 21:48 UTC

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