Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 22nd Sep 2012 22:07 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Ubuntu 12.10 will include advertisements for products on Amazon. It will look like this - if you search, product suggestions will pop up. This seems like a rather slippery slope to me, and I certainly wouldn't want this on my desktop, laptop, smartphone, tablet, or anywhere else. On the web - fine, I'm on your site, not mine - but my desktop is mine, and mine alone. Not that it matters - open source, someone will disable them. Biggest concern: does this mean my search queries get sent across the web?
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Soulbender
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2005-08-18

If you hate the mouse like I do, unity is great.
I can launch anything by hitting Meta, typing two or three letters, then hitting enter.

likewise with things like connecting VPNs, and launching menu items, from he HUD.

Unity is designed around searching and the keyboard, which is why I love it.


I agree. The keyboard and search focus of Unity is one of the reasons I too love it. If just the SSH lens would get fixed to understand ecdsa.

The eyecandy is annoying, but I didn't buy a powerful computer only to have it idle the whole time.

I don't really know why eyecandy people are complaining about. I don't see any useless effects and the default ones are useful to me.
At least there are no wobbly windows and crap like that.
Besides, if you don't want the effects you can use Unity 2d which is functionally equivalent to Unity 3d.

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