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Just for fun I decided to install 11.04 in Virtualbox.


All I can say is... RIP Ubuntu.


Its amazing really. Canonical set out to recreate the terrible window management in OSX, and actually managed to create something thats even worse. I can't wait for the storm thats going to drop next month when thousands of Ubuntu users flood the net asking what the hell happened.
    
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i used the backport, and installed it on my working install...

i don't like it, but its been about 5 months since i moved away from gnome as well, so even with Ubuntu about to take a hit, there will still be the other "flavors" available...

but then again, the noobuntuser, eats this weird mess up...its the only way i can explain "boxxy".
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"Unity"
it is why I now use sabayon

_________________________ -3dfxvoodoo
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 3/8/11 at 4:06pm
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I'm not a fan either. On the plus side, Linux Mint is sticking with Gnome smile.gif
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I really like the original UNR interface on a netbook so much so that I use it with Arch.

I tried the 10.10 unity netbook and was really dissapointed, very buggy and the reliance on 3d acceleration made it pretty counterintuitive for low resource systems.
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you can still do a normal ubuntu install then wipe out the DE it comes with and use openbox or somethin smile.gif

<3 openbox

EDIT: or you can just be awesome and do a debian net install biggrin.gif
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Why does everyone forget the other variants of buntu?
As long as Kubuntu lives on I'm fine.
     
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hm....

isnt the gnome team also doing something ridiculously stupid exactly like unity?

ive kinda swayed myself away from gnome ever since hearing about the path its taking in the near future... i understand you can use older versions and keep the same panel style you get with gnome now, but id just rather use a different DE than one that has absolutely no support left
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Originally Posted by EntTheGod;12659061 
hm....

isnt the gnome team also doing something ridiculously stupid exactly like unity?

ive kinda swayed myself away from gnome ever since hearing about the path its taking in the near future... i understand you can use older versions and keep the same panel style you get with gnome now, but id just rather use a different DE than one that has absolutely no support left

aye its called the gnome shell...they are almost identical, but both teams swear they aren't the same thing...

For whatever reason, these devs think the way OSX is, is the pinnacle of DE development and we all want OSX style (well at least the noobuntuser does), cause i see way to many doc/themes that reproduce the OSX look and feel, its almost disgusting.

i don't want a "clone" as that always fails, guess they don't watch much scifi to see the "evil" this can create...i want linux to do its own thing, and do it well.

i like kde, but it tries to be to "windows" like, gnome tries to be to mac like, xfce is somewhat unique, but still mac'ish feeling...as for the other DE's, i would rather gauge my eyes out than spend the time setting up a windows manager!
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Originally Posted by transhour;12659146 
aye its called the gnome shell...they are almost identical, but both teams swear they aren't the same thing...

For whatever reason, these devs think the way OSX is, is the pinnacle of DE development and we all want OSX style (well at least the noobuntuser does), cause i see way to many doc/themes that reproduce the OSX look and feel, its almost disgusting.

i don't want a "clone" as that always fails, guess they don't watch much scifi to see the "evil" this can create...i want linux to do its own thing, and do it well.

i like kde, but it tries to be to "windows" like, gnome tries to be to mac like, xfce is somewhat unique, but still mac'ish feeling...as for the other DE's, i would rather gauge my eyes out than spend the time setting up a windows manager!

So then you use a terminal only? I'm confused. If they want to create "unity" then fine. I'm all for more choices so long as they don't take away any.
     
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