Tried Unity for a bit

Lindsay Mathieson lindsay.mathieson at
Sat Sep 29 11:37:04 UTC 2012

Liked it at first, I tend towards minimalist interfaces. My KDE env is setup 
very much like Unity.

Found Evolution and Thunderbird a bit painful after Kontact, but it was good 
to see gmail contact and calendar integration working well in Evolution.

Then I tried to use the file manager (Nautilus?) to copy a video file from my 
home dir to a SAMBA share on my myth box. Holy crap that was painful - no 
split windows, lousy breadcrumb navigation, a lack of detail on screen.

Deal breaker, went back to KDE, felt like a breath of fresh air.

Until virtuoso_t grabbed 100% of one core and the desktop froze for 60 


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