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Ubuntu moves away from GNOME

Oct 25, 2010, 22:32 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)

[ Thanks to Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier for this link. ]

"The big news at the Ubuntu Developer Summit? Moving to Unity as the default interface for Ubuntu Desktop with Natty Narwhal (11.04), rather than GNOME Shell.

"Earlier this year, Canonical representatives had to deny that they were forking GNOME with the work on the Unity interface. (Quick disclaimer, I'm a GNOME Member and help out with GNOME PR.) Unity is a Canonical-sponsored project that was initially delivered for the Ubuntu Netbook Remix. GNOME Shell is the interface being developed for GNOME 3.0, which was delayed to spring 2011."

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