Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 13th Oct 2011 21:33 UTC, submitted by mahmudinashar
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Ah, it's that time of the year again. We already had this up on the sidebar, but I figured we'd turn it into a proper front page item - mostly because I want to discuss the move by the Ubuntu team to no longer install GNOME 2 as the 'classic' desktop option - which pretty much ends any and all involvement for me with Ubuntu (KDE 4 here I come). There's more to this than just that, of course, so those of you who do like Unity still have enough reason to upgrade.
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GNOME 2: It's not completely dead yet.
by UltraZelda64 on Thu 13th Oct 2011 22:06 UTC
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Parsix 3.7r1 was released recently with GNOME 2.32. Installable live CD, Debian-based. And doesn't Linux Mint still use GNOME 2? Yeah, it's customized, but it's GNOME 2; my biggest annoyance with it is that when searching Google, Firefox returns the results through annoyingly busy Mint-branded pages served by Google. Bleh.

Also, when pretty much every distro has switched to KDE4, every once in a while someone would release a special "KDE3" edition. I won't be surprised if this happens with GNOME 2 once all of the major distributions have switched to GNOME 3.

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