Alternatives to Unity
lproven at gmail.com
Sat Dec 8 19:30:12 UTC 2012
On 8 December 2012 19:10, Tom H <tomh0665 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 8, 2012 at 1:02 PM, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'd like to see mergers between some of these projects. My dream
>> scenario might be:
>> * Unity abandons Compiz, moves to Mutter and integrates into GNOME 3
>> using the same window manager - GNOME's favourites bar replaced by the
>> Unity Launcher, Unity's virtual desktops replaced by GNOME 3's better
>> * Meantime, Ubuntu work with Mint and use Mint's forked file manager
>> Nemo in Unity. (Explanation: the GNOME project has trimmed so many
>> features from Nautilus in GNOME 3.4 that both Ubuntu and Mint have
>> cried "too much". Ubuntu is retaining an older version for now; Mint
>> has forked Nautilus to create Nemo.
> +1 to the two points above...
>> * Maté and Xfce port their desktops to Gtk3, meaning less ongoing work
>> and maintenance and better cross-compatibility with Unity and GNOME 3.
But not to that one? :¬)
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