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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RE[4]: Metacity
by _txf_ on Tue 26th Oct 2010 09:56 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Metacity"
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I think it's like this:

Window manager
"Development environment" (Gtk+/Qt)
"Shell" (Unity, GNOME Shell, standard GNOME, standard KDE).

I would say:

Toolkit (Qt/Gtk)
Window Manager

The last 3 comprise the Desktop Environment. Note that I put toolkits above the WM merely because to draw something does not require a WM. Note that the WM does not really require a toolkit to manage windows.

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