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Unity 5.0 Available For Testing In Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

Jan 13, 2012, 11:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"A new Unity version (soon to be 5.0) is available for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, but not in the official repositories but the Unity Team PPA.

In this version, when you launch an application, the menu is initially displayed on the top bar and is only hidden after an amount of time which can be tweaked (along with the fade duration) through CCSM. Until now, the menu would always be hidden and only show up on mouse over, but this behavior made the menu hard to discover for new users, so with this change, the Unity devs hope to make the menu easier to find.

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