[Wolves] Ubuntu reverting to GNOME

John Green illskills1982 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 9 04:47:22 UTC 2017

debian!! ;) with gnome3/kde4

On 6 April 2017 at 15:10, Richard Barker via Wolves <
wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk> wrote:

> <snip>
> I await the shit storm of fanboi and naysayer responses (or just the normal
> tumbleweeds). Sadly I'll be in someone elses office tomorrow so I won't be
> able to pay attention.
> Ad
> </snip>
> I didn't take to Unity at first, but have to say that over time I've found
> it a very useable desktop. I've found the colour scheme and overall look to
> be very good and I'm hoping that they carry that over as an Ubuntu theme
> for Gnome. I'm also quietly hoping that someone forks Unity 7 and we can
> have it as an option in other distros, but I'm not going to hold my breath.
> I'm not a believer in some kind of one size fits all interface for every
> device, and think that Windows 8 onwards just feels like a schizophrenic
> mess. So as you can imagine, I was a little skeptical about convergence but
> thought it would be pretty cool to have been proved wrong.
> Canonical did give me the distinct impression that they were jumping from
> one idea to another and I didn't agree with building their own display
> server as I felt it was duplicating effort and I felt that Wayland would
> win out in the long term.
> Still, as I clearly need to get to know Gnome this gives me an excuse to
> play with Fedora. :-)
> Rich.
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