Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 19th Nov 2005 16:52 UTC, submitted by chrishaney
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu The first preview release of (K)Ubuntu 6.04 Dapper Drake has been released. You can download Ubuntu here, and Kubuntu here. Screenshots can be found here and here.
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RE[12]: meh
by on Sun 20th Nov 2005 00:04 UTC in reply to "RE[11]: meh"

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For one thing, it tries to do too many things at once (god knows how browsing a basically tree-like structure is similiar to documents with interlocking hyperlinks is beyond me). I suppose I'd normally bring up how non-spatial file managers are always going to be less than ideal and inefficient to use, but I suppose that wouldn't do any good, as the chances of somebody knowing anything about UI design is fairly low, and if they do they wouldn't be arguing in the first place. I'll offload this debate onto this article, instead:

Honestly, I think current DEs should learn a lesson from the command line--small, specialized, and integratable == good; big, bloated, and disintegrated == bad.


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