[ubuntu-uk] Shock announcement

Tony Scott tonys at tonyscott.org.uk
Wed Apr 5 23:26:28 UTC 2017


Does anyone know if it is possible through the use of extensions etc
if it would be possible to recreate some or all of the Unity desktop
experience in GNOME?

If it is, I would propose this would be the way forward for the next
LTS release.

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Tony Scott
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On 5 April 2017 at 22:14, TT Mooney <ttmooney at ttmooney.com> wrote:
> Not all that surprising -- Phone/Touch never took off. Killing Unity is a surprise, and I like the UI, but understandable. There was just too much of a disconnect from the community.
>
> I still believe in convergence, but I don't pretend to know how it's going to happen (I'm hoping my next-gen Psion has something to do with it). I do know that Android isn't great, and we need a FOSS equivalent to Apple's integration.
>
> On 05/04/2017 21:49, Liam Proven wrote:
>> OK, not a tech query, but important Ubuntu news from the SABDFL
>>
>> https://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/04/05/growing-ubuntu-for-cloud-and-iot-rather-than-phone-and-convergence/
>>
>> https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/04/ubuntu-unity-is-dead-desktop-will-switch-back-to-gnome-next-year/
>>
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