Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 25th Oct 2010 19:00 UTC, submitted by sjvn
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Well, this is sure to raise a few eyebrows here and there. Today, at the Ubuntu Developer Summit, Mark Shuttleworth held his keynote speech, and in it, he announced that Ubuntu will switch to the Unity user interface come release, for both the netbook as well as the desktop, leaving the GNOME user interface behind (but keeping the GNOME platform).
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Unity vs Gnome Shell?
by sj87 on Mon 25th Oct 2010 19:53 UTC
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I tried out the beta of Ubuntu 10.10 and wasn't impressed with Unity, not at all. It was way too sluggish on my netbook (powered by Atom N450). The taskbar was also way too buggy and limited in features, although that can be sorted out in the coming months. Performance-wise I am a bit concerned.

Anyways I'm using Arch both on desktop and on my netbook so I don't really care what the Ubuntu folks do.

Edited 2010-10-25 19:56 UTC

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RE: Unity vs Gnome Shell?
by kristianhk on Tue 26th Oct 2010 14:26 in reply to "Unity vs Gnome Shell?"
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I agree. It is slow, buggy, takes too much screen space (horizontal scrolling while surfing sucks), doesn't autohide and lacks alot of features. I'm concerned if they won't fix all these issues and add more features until next release, but I can see the potential.

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