Recently, Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu shocked the Ubuntu Linux world when he announced that the next release of the popular Linux, Ubuntu 11.04, would use Unity instead of GNOME as its default desktop interface. Why move from pure GNOME to Unity?
Mark Shuttleworth proudly announced last evening on his blog that the Unity interface introduced in the Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) release, will be much improved for the upcoming Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) operating system. Even if many Ubuntu users hate the new Ubuntu interface, Canonical's goal for the Unity shell is to make it ... (read more)
Canonical expects to start rolling out the first phase of Ubuntu's new heads-up display in the April release of Ubuntu 12.04. But HUD will supplement Unity, Ubuntu's default desktop interface, rather than fully replace it.
Canonical's Mark Shuttleworth unveiled an improved Dash interface for Ubuntu's controversial Unity desktop in version 11.10, featuring panel changes and highly-filtered search. The Ubuntu project recently unleashed the third alpha release of Ubuntu 11.10 (& Oneiric Ocelot,& offering Linux 3.0, as well as Mozilla's Firefox 6.0 browser and Thunderbird 6.0 email client....
After announcing a new Unity Next and Mir display manager, Canonical has taken a lot of heat from the community, but Mark Shuttleworth has invited everyone to settle down and stop dramatizing the entire situation.
Canonical's founder, Mark Shuttleworth took the time to explain, in a long blog post, what his expectation from the rolling release model are, but he also slipped a few statements about
Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth says parts of Ubuntu 13.04 will be kept a secret, out of the public eye until its unveiling.
The move, which he writes about on his blog, will sure to create a firestorm in the Ubuntu community, which has in the past rained criticism on Unity, the interface Canonical developed for Ubuntu two years ago.
Unity is the default desktop in Ubuntu 11.10 (current stable version) or 12.04 LTS (upcoming, although beta 1 has released), so if you’re a new Ubuntu users and want to tweak some default settings (e.g fonts, icons, themes, behavior, launcher etc) of Unity Desktop, then try the Application called – MyUnity, very similar to what Gnome Tweak Tool does for Gnome Shell interface.
Ubuntu Unity is a desktop experience designed for efficiency of space and interaction. It maximizes usability and minimizes complexity. Everything is available just 1 click away and almost everyone enjoys working with it. But the problem is, you cant get Unity working everytime on your computer because it needs 3D effects enabled by-default.