Some questions about the switch to Unity in 11.04

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at
Thu Oct 28 05:13:15 UTC 2010

On Thursday, October 28, 2010 01:03 PM, Tom H wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 12:51 AM, Jordon Bedwell<jordon at>  wrote:
>> On 10/27/2010 11:42 PM, Rashkae wrote:
>>> Gnome is not out.  Ubiquity is a shell that runs over gnome to make it
>>> easier to use.  Ubuntu has clearly stated that will continue to provide
>>> gnome-shell packages and a PPA for the latest builds.  It simply will
>>> not be the default desktop on install.  (And having tested gnome-shell,
>>> all I can say is, thank god for that.  What a disaster.)
>> Sir, Ubiquity is an installer, not a shell.  I assume you mean Unity.
> Some articles are calling unity ubiquity...


They should pick names that are not close to each upstart 
vs init.

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