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GNOME Unity
Jack Wallen looks at the similarities and differences between Unity and GNOME to help Unity users effortlessly make the transition.

Getting to Know GNOME (From a Unity Perspective)

Unless you’ve lost all network connections over the past couple of weeks, you know the big news: Canonical announced it was dropping Ubuntu Unity and returning to its GNOME roots. Whether you think this is good or bad news, it’s happening. When the official Ubuntu 18.04 is released, it will be all...
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The Future Of Ubuntu Linux Desktop — What’s Next?

Short Bytes: After announcing that Ubuntu 18.04 LTS will ship with GNOME as the default desktop environment, Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth has shared some details regarding Ubuntu’s future. In a Google+ post, he made clear that Canonical will be investing in Ubuntu GNOME with a motive to...
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Ubuntu Rejoins the GNOME Fold

Today we all read the announcement of Ubuntu's decision to refocus on cloud and IoT activities, dropping Unity 8 to move back to a GNOME-based desktop for the 17.04 LTS. This marks a return to the fold, with Ubuntu having originally shipped GNOME all those years ago, and lest we forget, having...
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Top 9 GNOME Shell Extensions to Customize Your Desktop Linux Experience

Everyone has a list of customizations that they absolutely must make when they first set up a new computer. Maybe it's switching desktop environment, installing a different terminal shell, or something as simple as installing a favorite browser or picking out the perfect desktop wallpaper. For me,...
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Linux desktops 2017
Jack Wallen looks at top desktop environments with the following characteristics in mind: evolution, usability, and modernity.

5 Linux Desktop Environments on the Rise for 2017

With each passing year, the Linux desktop ecosystem shifts and morphs from one darling to the next. Although it’s sometimes challenging to tell, from month to month, which desktop will reign as the fan favorite, there are always signs that a particular desktop is going to rise in market share....
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How to Benchmark Your Linux System

If you go out looking for PC benchmark results, there’s a very strong chance the tests won’t perfectly translate to performance under Linux, since they were likely run in Windows. This is particularly true if certain hardware has limited support in the Linux kernel. However, there are still plenty...
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Fedora 24 Review: The Year’s Best Linux Distro Is Puzzlingly Hard to Recommend

Fedora 24 is very near the best Linux distro release I've used, and certainly the best release I have tested this year. Considering 2016 has welcomed new offerings like Mint 18 and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, that says a great deal about the Fedora project's latest work. But like many Fedora releases before...
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Mint 18 Review: “Just Works” Linux Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This

New themes and moving from GNOME/GTK 3.10 to 3.18 means two good years of Mint 18.x ahead. The newly released Mint 18 is a major upgrade. Not only has the Linux Mint project improved Mint's dueling desktops (Cinnamon and MATE), but the group's latest work impacts all underlying systems. With Mint...
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Get the Look of KDE Plasma 5 on Your GNOME Desktop

Plasma 5 breathed a new look and feel in to the KDE desktop using a crisp new theme called 'Breeze' and now you get it on GNOME.  The airy aesthetics have won Plasma 5 an army of admirers, and helped to cement the new visual impression of the  KDE desktop experience redux. But what if you’re not...
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Endless Computer Makes Their GNOME-Focused Linux OS Available To Everyone

Over the past year or two you've likely heard of Endless Computers for their work on building a $79 PC for the "offline world" as a Linux PC for developing countries. Or you may have also heard of Endless Computers due to their upstream contributions to GNOME, since their "Endless OS" is based upon...
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