Staying on GTK/GNOME 3.8 next cycle/for the LTS?
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Oct 1 19:39:04 UTC 2013
On 13-10-01 03:16 PM, Adam Dingle wrote:
> I've used Ubuntu every day for 7 years and am active in the GNOME community.
> The fact that Ubuntu lags one release behind GNOME is already a significant
> burden for me. I often spend time building the newest version of GNOME apps,
> which can be challenging since Ubuntu's libraries lag behind.
> If Ubuntu stays with 3.8 for Saucy+1 (i.e. starts to lag two releases behind
> GNOME), I'd quite possibly switch to Fedora or Debian. Staying with 3.8 could
> be fine for most users, especially if Canonical wants to focus most of its
> energy on phones and tablets. But for anyone who wants to use the latest GNOME
> apps and especially anyone who wants to contribute to GNOME development, two
> releases back is just too much.
Isn't there a GNOME PPA that has the latest version in it? That would probably
be exactly what you need. Even one version behing isn't great for GNOME development.
More information about the ubuntu-desktop