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05 Apr 2017 Ubuntu Unity Is Dead: Desktop Will Switch Back To Gnome Next Year [62165]
Ars Technica, April 5th 2017

Ubuntu phones and tablets also dead, but the desktop, server, and cloud live on

"Six years after making Unity the default user interface on Ubuntu desktops, Canonical is giving up on the project and will switch the default Ubuntu desktop back to GNOME next year. Canonical is also ending development of Ubuntu software for phones and tablets, spelling doom for the goal of creating a converged experience with phones acting as desktops when docked with the right equipment.

Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth explained the move in a blog post Wednesday. 'I'm writing to let you know that we will end our investment in Unity8, the phone and convergence shell,' he wrote. 'We will shift our default Ubuntu desktop back to GNOME for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS,' which will ship in April 2018..."
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23 Mar 2017 Gnome 3.24: New Linux Desktop Is Fast, Responsive [61744]
Network World, March 23rd, 2017

"Hats off to the GNOME team for creating a Linux environment that's polished, peppy and includes pleasing new features, such as Night Light...

I've been a fan of the work of the GNOME team for quite some time. They put together one heck of an excellent Linux desktop environment.

But of late, I've found myself gravitating towards some of the more lightweight environments. MATE (which is a forked version of GNOME 2) and xmonad. I like my systems to be light on resource usage and highly responsive - those are two absolutely critical things for the way I use my computers..."
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28 Jun 2016 Fedora 24 Debuts In Workstation, Cloud And Server Editions (Slideshow) [53959]
eWeek, June 28th, 2016

"The Fedora Linux community released Fedora 24 on June 21, providing the first new release from the group since the debut of Fedora 23 on Nov. 3. Fedora is a community Linux project backed by Red Hat that often has served as a place where new capabilities land first before later being integrated to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). Fedora 24 comes in three editions: Workstation, Cloud and Server, each targeted for specific deployment use-cases. Fedora 24 Workstation's big new update is the integration of the GNOME 24 desktop environment, which provides users with an enhanced experience that includes improved search and usability features. Fedora 24 Cloud, meanwhile, now includes the OpenShift Origin platform..."
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13 Mar 2016 Are You Using This Highly Effective Interview Technique? [50536]
opensouce.com, March 4th, 2016

Dave Neary writes in opensouce.com, "A post by Amanda McPherson, former CMO of the Linux Foundation, about her best interviewing tip got me thinking about an interview technique I was taught while on the GNOME board of directors many years ago: focus on behavior..."
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07 Mar 2016 If You Like Fedora, You'll Love Korora [50487]
LinuxInsider, March 4th, 2016

"The Korora Linux desktop is a solid computing platform that's loaded with options to suit a wide range of user needs.

Korora 23 final was released last month. It's a Fedora-based distribution featuring many user-friendly enhancements as well as a choice of five desktop environments. Fedora is the community version of Red Hat Linux Enterprise.

Unless you are looking for bleeding-edge desktop environments, Korora gives you all the top contenders. You can run Cinnamon, GNOME, KDE, MATE and Xfce..."
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