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Ubuntu GNOME Is Becoming Default Flavor, Unity 7 Will Be Installable from Repos

Unity 8 was the latest vision of Canonical for the future of the Ubuntu desktop, along with convergence. It was supposed to give Ubuntu a bump by acting the same on both mobile and PCs, something that no other GNU/Linux distribution does, at least not at the moment of writing this article. But it turned out its development process was slowed down by various factors, including that the Ubuntu community was not really interested in that fancy look and feel of Unity 8 on the desktop. It was fine on mobile, but the desktop feeling was not so good, not to mention that it didn’t work on some hardware.