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Ubuntu Reveal Results of GNOME Desktop Survey

ubuntu 17.10 developmentThe Ubuntu desktop team has finally revealed the results of the recent GNOME desktop user survey. But if you were hoping to find some definitive decisions taken as a result of the results you’re in for disappointment. Dash to Dock is Super Popular A massive 18,330 people took part in the survey. All 8 questions in […]

This post, Ubuntu Reveal Results of GNOME Desktop Survey, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Ubuntu Works with GNOME to Improve HiDPI Support on Linux Desktop

I’m yet to experience Ubuntu or GNOME on a HiDPI screen, so I can’t attest to how well things currently work, but I do know that some big improvements are coming. Canonical is playing host to a ‘fractional scaling hackfest‘ in its’ Taipei offices this week. Both GNOME developers and Ubuntu developers are in attendance, ready to wrestle […]

This post, Ubuntu Works with GNOME to Improve HiDPI Support on Linux Desktop, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Latest Ubuntu 17.10 Update Ditches the Unity Desktop, Installs GNOME

ubuntu 17.10And so it begins: the Unity desktop and related packages have been removed from the ‘seeds’ used to build Ubuntu 17.10. As previously announced, Ubuntu 17.10 will ship with GNOME Shell as the default desktop environment in place of Canonical’s home-grown Unity desktop. Unity has been Ubuntu’s default desktop since 2011. Currently in proposed-updates to the Artful Aardvark, the latest […]

This post, Latest Ubuntu 17.10 Update Ditches the Unity Desktop, Installs GNOME, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Ubuntu Wants You To Help Test the Ubuntu Ambiance Theme in GNOME

ambiance gtk themeDevelopers and Ubuntu enthusiasts are being encouraged to help test the improved version of the Ubuntu Ambiance theme. As revealed in our interview with the Ubuntu Desktop team, Ubuntu 17.10 won’t ship with a new desktop theme — well, not a new new theme. The plan is to use the current Ambiance GTK theme (which was first introduced in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, […]

This post, Ubuntu Wants You To Help Test the Ubuntu Ambiance Theme in GNOME, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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