linuxinsider.com: Now it looks like Ubuntu will double down on that departure and bring users even further from the typical desktop OS experience. Is this something that will make the OS easier for users to operate, or will it scare away users who think it's too difficult to learn?
This tutorial is supposed to guide the reader through the features of the Cinnamon desktop, Mint's new desktop environment to be used in Linux Mint 13. Cinnamon concentrates on holding on to classic design and functionality in times where Gnome 3 and Unity come up with different innovations to the user interface.
unixmen.com: Latest Ubuntu Certified hardware show that currently there are more than 90 laptops and 8 netbooks that work with Ubuntu 11.10 . While Ubuntu 11.04 has the highest certified laptops(123) and 9 netbooks.
zdnet.com: You can use Ubuntu in the cloud, on servers, on the desktop, on tablets and smartphones, but can the popular Linux distribution play in all these spaces?
With Unity getting most of the attention lately in Ubuntu and the feature-freeze coming in tomorrow, I decided to take the latest Kubuntu alpha for a spin and see how KDE 4.8 for netbooks looks and behaves. But first, a little about 12.04 as a whole.
linuxinsider.com (blog safari): Linux fans have had a hard enough time watching the ongoing woes of Mandriva in recent months, so when the news hit last week that Kubuntu was under threat as well, it just felt like too much.
pcworld.com: Hard on the heels of last week's news that Canonical will no longer financially support the Kubuntu variant of its popular Linux distribution, CEO Jane Silber on Friday announced a brand-new version of Ubuntu Linux designed specifically for businesses.
zdnet.co.uk: The current rankings on DistroWatch have been taken by some as evidence that Linux Mint has overtaken Ubuntu as the most popular Linux distribution by a healthy margin. The culprit, under this analysis, is Ubuntu's latest desktop user interface — Unity.
Also: Is Linux Mint Really Eating Ubuntu's Lunch?
unsolicitedbutoffered.blogspot: I've been using Ubuntu Unity 11.10 for months now and I realize that I was spoilt by Ubuntu 10.10, which I had been running non-stop since its release.