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Desktop dreams: Ubuntu 11.10 reviewed

“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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