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Testing the Gnome 2.30 Release Candidate

Mar 23, 2010, 15:03 (3 Talkback[s])
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"If Gnome developers are to be believed, the desktop of the future arrived last week when the release candidate for Gnome 2.30–which could become Gnome 3.0–was made available. My CPU needed a workout, so I recently compiled the new desktop and gave it a run. Here's a look at the desktop environment that–like it or not–may soon be coming to a computer near you.

"Although there's no official word on when Gnome 3 will become the default desktop environment in Ubuntu, Mark Shuttleworth suggested last summer that the October 2010 release, or Ubuntu 10.10, would be a likely target."

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