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GNOME Shell -the UI revolution is well under way

Dec 27, 2011, 14:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jos Poortvliet)

[ Thanks to Linux User & Developer magazine for this link. ]

"As with KDE's 4.0 release, GNOME 3 has attracted many complaints and negative publicity. While KDE aimed to keep their interface essentially the same (although failing to reach feature parity for at least another two years), the GNOME community decided to make an even more radical change. Did they do the right thing? I think they did. While incremental changes can get you far, by their nature there's a limit to how far they can stretch. KDE bumped into those barriers four years ago and set out to create a future-proof infrastructure. GNOME 3 did the same a few years later, recognising that the way many of us use computers has changed radically."

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