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Give Unity A Chance

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With Ubuntu 11.04 the Ubuntu Linux brings a new look to the desktop called Unity. I have installed Ubuntu 11:04 on a desktop computer and very soon, I will install it on my laptop and net-book. There have been mixed reviews of Unity; I have found Unity to be different and will take a bit of time getting use to. That said I would encourage all of us to give Unity an extended test period.

The gnome desktop has been my standard desktop for many years now, so it is only natural that a departure from the norm will feel a bit strange. So you may be asking why do it?

Up until now, there has not been an incentive for the Internet Service Providers to support Linux. But Unity can change that with a common interface for as many different devices as possible. This common interface can find a home on: smart-phones, tablets, net-books, laptops, and desktops.

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