Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 12th Aug 2013 10:37 UTC
Linux The Elementary OS team has released their latest offering, Luna, which has been in development for a while now. Based on Ubuntu, this Linux distribution aims to develop its own minimalist applications, but it goes beyond that - it has its own desktop environment, window manager, human interface guidelines, APIs, and more. There's an article on their blog detailing the road to Luna.

They've managed to build quite some hype, so let's see if it lives up to it. Does anyone here use it?

Thread beginning with comment 569471
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: Not For Me
by Dasher42 on Mon 12th Aug 2013 23:42 UTC in reply to "Not For Me"
Dasher42
Member since:
2007-04-05

Then you'd get lock-in and license requirements and restrictions on the hardware you can install on! You know what's cool? I can image my hard drive directly onto any x86-64 machine and immediately have a fully set up system, without worry. That includes Windows-based programs and games with Crossover Wine.

If Elementary makes a Mac user comfortable and affords those advantages, that's awesome.

Reply Parent Score: 3