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Is anyone running unity for ubuntu?

Easy Rhino

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apparently canonical is going to be switching from the standard gnome desktop to the unity variant in the 11.04 release. they have been using unity for their netbook editions and i guess really like the direction it is going.



i installed unity on my 10.10 box and it is a tad limiting. obviously it is not finished yet but i think even though it looks good and is "slimmer" it seems sluggish. if you have 10.04 or 10.10 you should be able to install it using apt-get. here is a link with more info.

http://unity.ubuntu.com/
 
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I tested Natty 2 weeks ago, with the default Unity gui.

Didn't like it so far, i may reconsider when a beta is made available though...
 

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hmm sorry for this, i should be more clear. It's going to be the name for the next release. 11.04 aka natty narwhal

http://doc.ubuntu-fr.org/natty
 

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hmm sorry for this, i should be more clear. It's going to be the name for the next release. 11.04 aka natty narwhal

http://doc.ubuntu-fr.org/natty
ahh, i see then how your prior post relates to what i was talking about. yea, i think i am going to avoid unity. it is far to basic for a desktop OS.
 
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Just keep using 10.04. It will be supported through spring 2013 and I expect them to realise long before that, that the Unity DE is to limited for desktop use for most users.