Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Sat 15th Jan 2011 18:02 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces As an answer to someone asking whether Unity will require a working OpenGL stack to operate in Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal", Mark Shuttleworth announced that Canonical would offer an optional, QT-based, "2D" implementation of Unity. Here is a video, too.
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RE[6]: WTF?!?
by Valhalla on Sun 16th Jan 2011 20:16 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: WTF?!?"
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Because the browser alone can take up 256mb. Any OS with a desktop and browser should require at least 512mb.

Minimal standards should be set to ensure a consistent user experience.

Ah, well it seems I misunderstood you. I thought you were claiming that the actual operating system would use 512mb of ram to be considered 'modern'. Yes I can certainly agree that with general application usage 512mb ram would be considered a minimum for a desktop os.

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