News: GNOME 3.8 Debuts New Open Source Linux Desktop

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Apr 2, 2013 2:40 AM EDT
LinuxPlanet; By Sean Michael Kerner
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In April of 2011, the GNOME Foundation released GNOME 3, ushering in the new era for the Linux desktop with the GNOME Shell. The GNOME Shell represented a new user experience that some people really like and others really loathe. Dislike of GNOME 3 and GNOME Shell led in part to the MATE project, which is a fork of GNOME, providing a more traditional GNOME desktop. The Cinnamon desktop effort is another such effort aiming to provide a classic GNOME alternative (albeit with a GNOME 3.x base).

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Nice one Alcibiades 2 470 Apr 3, 2013 4:12 AM

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