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  • phoronix
    started a topic GNOME-Ubuntu Flavor Looking At "GNObuntu"

    GNOME-Ubuntu Flavor Looking At "GNObuntu"

    Phoronix: GNOME-Ubuntu Flavor Looking At "GNObuntu"

    Ubuntu developers are looking at using the name "GNObuntu" their GNOME flavor of Ubuntu Linux...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTE2MTE

  • Akka
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    Originally posted by ворот93 View Post
    And what do you suggest? Should I use software because I'm grateful? Your religious fanaticism amazes me.
    No yo should use what you like, obviously.
    But a mostly parasitic system is also mostly dependent on upstream. Upstream matter even on Ubuntu. "viscum album" don't survive without trees.

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  • ворот93
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    Originally posted by Akka View Post
    If upstream didn't exist, it affect you.....
    And what do you suggest? Should I use software because I'm grateful? Your religious fanaticism amazes me.

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  • Akka
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    Originally posted by ворот93 View Post
    Nobody cares. My usage/non-usage will not affect upstream relations in any way.
    If upstream didn't exist, it affect you.....

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  • ворот93
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    Originally posted by Teho View Post
    Yes. It's definetly nice that they use distribution that does very little upstream developement and ships with heavily patched libaries.
    Nobody cares. My usage/non-usage will not affect upstream relations in any way.

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  • Anthony
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    Originally posted by Teho View Post
    This effort is not sponsored by Canonical.

    Yes. It's definetly nice that they use distribution that does very little upstream developement and ships with heavily patched libaries.
    You're arguing 2 sides of the coin there. Afaik Ubuntu make changes to Gnome, which aren't accepted upstream. it's not a lack of willingness to commit upstream, but the fact that upstream don't want the changes Ubuntu has made which is why stuff isn't accepted upstream and the Ubuntu libraries are different.

    I'm running Arch atm, but found that to get touchscreen working as expected I was installing the Ubuntu patched gtk libraries through aur. having these patched libraries is actually very useful, I just wish the patches could find their way into vanilla gnome.

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  • ninez
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    If they had gone with GNUbuntu, RMS would have been happy as can be

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  • Detructor
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    And suddenly, at the end of the day, at least one good message!

    Thank's Michael. (for delivering the message) and thank's Gnome devs for finally doing what need's to be done!

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  • _txf_
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    Originally posted by BO$$ View Post
    They're slowly realizing that putting Unity as default was a shitty decision but won't admit it. So they give us a distro with gnome as default, for people who actually got stuff to do.
    Unfortunately gnome isn't either....
    /troll

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  • Teho
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    Originally posted by BO$$ View Post
    So they give us a distro with gnome as default, for people who actually got stuff to do.
    This effort is not sponsored by Canonical.

    Originally posted by d2kx
    I don't really care for GNOME Shell but it's nice if those people use GNObuntu instead of Fedora.
    Yes. It's definetly nice that they use distribution that does very little upstream developement and ships with heavily patched libaries.

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