Some questions about the switch to Unity in 11.04
tomh0665 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 28 04:57:10 UTC 2010
On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 12:25 AM, Anthony Papillion <papillion at gmail.com> wrote:
> 1. Does running Unity really mean I will not be able to trade out my
> desktops? What happens if I don't like it and want to use XFCE instead?
> Someone said, because of the tight Mutter connection, I won't be able to.
AFAIK, 11.04'll use compiz not mutter.
> 2. What kind of performance hit can we reasonably expect? I'm running
> older hardware (1.6Ghz dual core AMD Sempron with 3GB memory). Will I
> need to abandon Ubuntu or will my hardware man up and make it?
Can you run compiz?
> 3. Is this a test run for Unity on the desktop or is this the final
> decision? Has Canonical decided GNOME is out?
Unity's not a replacement of gnome but of gnome shell.
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