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?

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Stutter al over
by Bennie on Tue 13th Aug 2013 09:29 UTC
Bennie
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2012-06-14

When i saw the video about the instantly starting programs i was enthusiastic to try it out myself. But now I have it installed on one of my partitions (which I use to tryout new operating systems), I am quit disappointed. The instantly starting programs actually take quiet some time to open, the smoothness is nowhere to be found and I have a lot of stutter. Ubuntu is more smooth and also my primary OS Debian works better. Conclusion: Not really to recommend

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RE: Stutter al over
by SeeM on Tue 13th Aug 2013 14:59 in reply to "Stutter al over"
SeeM Member since:
2011-09-10

The instantly starting programs actually take quiet some time to open, the smoothness is nowhere to be found and I have a lot of stutter. Ubuntu is more smooth and also my primary OS Debian works better. Conclusion: Not really to recommend


Are you have Radeon, or Intel? On Luna from livecd speed is about the same as on Fedora 19 & Gnome Shell from hard drive. On plain nouveau. So it's WOW for me. Too bad I don't really like this MacOSXish stuff.

Paid 10 bucks anyway. And I gladly pay again for replacing that ugly Unity toppanel. Then we'll talk. ;)

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RE[2]: Stutter al over
by Bennie on Tue 13th Aug 2013 20:06 in reply to "RE: Stutter al over"
Bennie Member since:
2012-06-14

Nope, having a ASUS card with Nvidia GTX650 GPU. But on a old Intel DP965LT with Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 + 4GB ram. Anyway in my case it had lots of lag, while debian wheezy and Xubuntu run smoothly.

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