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Elementary OS Luna Beta

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Have you tried it? Share your thoughts!

I'm loving it so far, quite buggy though but it's beta so you know. I hear it's one of the most anticipated distros. thumbsupsmiley.png
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Never heard of it
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Very nice looking. It looks like they are going for a simple, polished OS. Similar to OS X. This is exactly what I think is needed for Linux to start gaining foothold. When I have time to look at it more, I'll be throwing it on my VM to test out.
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Very nice looking. It looks like they are going for a simple, polished OS. Similar to OS X. This is exactly what I think is needed for Linux to start gaining foothold. When I have time to look at it more, I'll be throwing it on my VM to test out.

That's what I really love about Elementary; it feels designed. There's a consistent design language throughout, and it just feels insanely polished. I have to agree, OS X is the only other operating system that I could say out of the box feels as polished.
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never heard of it but just read about it. looks awesome. thinking about installing it on a HD and taking it for a spin
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Very nice looking. It looks like they are going for a simple, polished OS. Similar to OS X. This is exactly what I think is needed for Linux to start gaining foothold. When I have time to look at it more, I'll be throwing it on my VM to test out.

Yep. Some would think the OSX style is a bad thing but you don't know till you've tried it. Once you try it you'll realise it's just like any other ubuntu gnome 2 distro except just with a dock and revamped application menu AND so much more beautiful and polished!
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