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Desktop dreams: Ubuntu 11.10 reviewed

Oct 26, 2011, 06:00 (1 Talkback[s])


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"Ubuntu 11.10 is another modest incremental improvement over the previous release. Although it doesn't bring a huge number of changes, the enhancements—particularly to Unity—have a big impact on the general feel of the platform. The Unity shell still has some annoying limitations, but it feels more practical for day-to-day use.

I don't find myself pining for a classic GNOME alternative anymore. The availability of the 2D version is also important because it will make the environment available to everyone, irrespective of whether their hardware can handle compositing.

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