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Torvalds may have come to terms with the Linux GNOME interface, but what he really, really likes is his new Google Chromebook Pixel's display.
Linus Torvalds, creator of the Linux kernel, has switched by the Gnome 3, saying the desktop's shortcomings can be fixed via the use of extensions.
After taking a design path that sent many of its users running to other desktops, GNOME seems to be giving its users what they want: a GNOME 2.x style desktop. But, is it too late? Will GNOME fans come back?
GNOME is continuing to lose supporters as now part of the Linux Mint programming team start working on a fork of the GNOME file manger, Nautilus.
A leading GNOME developer thinks the once popular Linux/Unix desktop interface has lost its way.
Anjuta DevStudio (Linux) is a versatile software development studio featuring a number of advanced programming facilities including...
I only dislike the latest version of the GNOME Linux desktop, Linus Torvalds, Linux's primary inventor, hates it.
The Linux Mint distribution keeps getting better and better with its own take on GNOME, the Cinnamon Linux desktop
Eye of GNOME (Linux) supports a variety of image file formats. The GdkPixbuf library determines which file formats Eye of GNOME can...
Fedora 17, after the Fedora 16 desktop fiasco, is out after several weeks of delay and it's back to being a truly useful Linux desktop distribution.
Torvalds, still annoyed at the direction that GNOME 3 has taken, has some nice things to say about Google's new Chrome Aura Linux desktop interface.
A few weeks ago, when Linux Mint Debian Edition Update Pack 4 was released, Clement Lefebvre said that a new set of ISO images including the latest update would be available "in the coming days/weeks". Today he made good on that, with the release of LMDE 201204, with both Gnome and Xfce versions.
Can a back to the past Linux desktop win more fans than GNOME 3.x, KDE 4.x, or Ubuntu's Unity or HUD? I think so.
GNOME 2.x fans get ready to rejoice. Mint has just released the first stable version of Cinnamon, its GNOME 2.x look-alike Linux desktop interface.
Following on the heels of changing its interface from the GNOME 3.x shell to Unity, Ubuntu is proposing a new, radical change to the desktop Linux interface: Head-Up Display.
Recently one of the people I've deployed Linux for came to me and wanted to purchase a new PC to replace a spare Pentium 4 PC they had sitting around that was still running Windows 2000. They had started to use the Windows 2000 PC after having it sit for a couple years, and soon found that it was not able to keep up with today's websites and other activities.
My lovely new HP sub-notebook is now happily running Linux Mint 12, and dual-booting Windows 7 Home Premium, as explained in the previous post on this subject. The desktop is Gnome 3 with the Mint Gnome Shell Extension (MGSE):I will note here that although this has been the standard desktop in Mint 12, and it is certainly more comfortable to use for those who are accustomed to previous Mint (and Gnome) releases, it is not without its drawbacks and unpleasant side effects.
There is nothing like starting the New Year off with a bang - and I don't mean only the fireworks out guests from Holland brought with them. The Linux Mint developers, led as always by Clement Lefebvre, have been working on a new Linux desktop, forked from Gnome 3.
GNOME 3.2 keeps losing fans so leading Linux desktop distribution Mint turns its attention to forking the GNOME shell into a GNOME 2.x like desktop: Cinnamon.
Since finding that Fedora 16 works the best of the Linux distributions I have tried on my Samsung netbooks, I have been making more and more use of it. I generally load the Gnome version of Fedora (for historical reasons), but that left me without my favorite photo management application, digiKam.
If you want a Linux desktop that's both full-featured and comes with a familiar GNOME 2.x style desktop, look no further than the latest version of Linux Mint 12.
The Linux Mint distribution is giving users three different flavors of GNOME to choose from for their desktop use.
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