Ubuntu 13.04

…  week, I triggered the apt-distupgrade on both my Ubuntu laptops which effectively downloaded Ubuntu 13.04 (“Raring Ringtail”) to …  that Canonical is aware of the slugginess of their current Unity interface. I’m pretty certain I brought this up in an earlier post (when …

Unity dialogs wars

…  that reminded me of the issues regarding Unity new ‘touch-based devices desktop paradigm’ that I noticed earlier, which …  user in the dark when the copy operation has finished. In Unity, all minimized windows go to the ‘Unity bar’ (no, NOT that kind of bar). …  Looks like the modal dialog issues have been fixed in Ubuntu 12.10 in an overhauled Windows switching system that actually looks …

You asked: Kubuntu or Ubuntu

…  yesterday, Canonical released one of the most important Ubuntu versions of its history: “Natty Narwhal”. The most famous Linux based …  with the Gnome shell and replaced it with the Gnome based Unity shell (wikipedia to the rescue). There was a time (see here) that I …

Madness du Systeme Linuxi

…  random crashes occurred too many times. So, back to Unity, which, as you probably already knew, I hate. For now, I can tolerate it: however, in my mind, while I appreciate that the Ubuntu-crew is concentrating on a UI that can work with touchbased devices, it …

Gnome 3 and Oneiric Ocelot

…  my surprise, I saw that Ubuntu‘s “Oneiric Ocelot” was released, which I decided to let go through via …  when I found out that, from version 11.10 and on, only the Unity shell will be part of Ubuntu. I despise Unity (earlier). Despise is a hard word: lets say I can’t get used to that …

Out and In

…  of management of said employer. It has served as my main Ubuntu laptop since 2008: as I didn’t have the official permission to carry the …  host of Ubuntu upgrades. Once again, I refuse to run Unity on this thing: however, I might consider running Gnome 3 on this as I …