Best Alternative Operating System To Ubuntu?

NoOp glgxg at
Fri Jul 1 02:07:00 UTC 2011

On 06/30/2011 01:14 AM, Alan Pope wrote:
> I think there is some pedantry and lack of clarity in this thread. :)
> The fact remains that Unity based on compiz in 11.04 is built upon
> GNOME 2.x libs. Unity in 11.10 is (to be) based on GNOME 3.x libs. In
> 11.10 it is (in theory, it's not out yet remember) going to be
> possible to remove Unity and install GNOME Shell as the user interface
> of choice. However as Unity is the 'blessed' desktop of choice for the
> Ubuntu project I see 'making unity work well' as a higher priority
> than 'shipping a default GNOME experience'.

And that I see as an ongoing issue; all resources will be concentrated
on Unity rather than existing DE's - same as I predicted in my earlier

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