migration path suggestions?

Dave Woyciesjes woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net
Wed Mar 14 15:24:26 UTC 2012

On 03/13/2012 11:30 PM, M.R. wrote:
> On 03/14/2012 01:37 AM, Rashkae wrote:
>> That being said, Unity is really not designed to be configurable (on
>> purpose, if you can wrap your head around that insult.). If you don't
>> like the way Ubuntu does things, ditching Unity is probably the best
>> way to go.
> The more I look at 12.04, the more I'm coming to that conclusion.
> I wish there was a succinct statement of the purpose behind all those
> changes to gui, so that based on that I can make the decision. As it
> is, I'm forced to decipher their strategy behind it all looking at a
> large volume of details, with a significant investment of my time.
> As it appears, that investment is likely to be lost...
> Ditching Unity (12.04 GUI/desktop?) means ditching Ubuntu, right?
> If that turns out to be my conclusion, what would be the logical
> migration path for someone with a fairly high-end desktop computer,
> who was perfectly happy with 10.04? It would appear I have somewhat
> less than one year to decide (10.04 support end-date, April 2013).

	Nah, no need to dump Ubuntu to get away from Unity. Choose one:
sudo apt-get install gnome
sudo apt-get install kde
sudo apt-get install lxde
sudo apt-get install lubuntu
sudo apt-get install xfce

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