Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th Mar 2008 23:32 UTC, submitted by irbis
Gnome GNOME 2.22 isn't officially released yet, but here's a first look already. "Every six months, the GNOME team prepares a new and revolutionary release of the ever popular GNOME desktop environment. Today, we are proud to introduce you to the latest and greatest features of an 100% FREE and open source desktop. Whether you are on a Solaris machine or the latest Ubuntu distribution, GNOME is there and with every new release it makes your life... Simply Beautiful! Let's have a look at the new features of GNOME 2.22."
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Marketing bunk
by bb_matt on Wed 12th Mar 2008 04:36 UTC
bb_matt
Member since:
2006-01-04

"revolutionary"

Alright, so web-cam software, shadows and transparency, being able to access files via a network, international clock and remote desktop are all revolutionary?

I don't think so.

No favours are done for Gnome with articles such as this.

Revolutionary would be a 300% faster Gnome experience - then I may be convinced to switch back from XFCE ;)

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RE: Marketing bunk
by leech on Wed 12th Mar 2008 04:59 in reply to "Marketing bunk"
leech Member since:
2006-01-10

If you want revolutionary, take a look at e17. I was playing with it (though it's still quite buggy) it is SICK with eye-candy and the way everything is set up. It actually made me giggle to see the flash of it.

Gnome as always isn't revolutionary, but evolutionary. It adds more to an already excellent desktop.

And Just because the person who wrote the article made his desktop look like the Mac OS X doesn't mean Gnome looks anything like that by default.

Also as far as I'm concerned, there are quite a few things in Mac OS X that has all but directly copied Gnome's utilities. Like the Network Tools...

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