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    Default Ubuntu In 2013: Mobile, Unity, Deep In The Cloud

    Phoronix: Ubuntu In 2013: Mobile, Unity, Deep In The Cloud

    With 2012 quickly coming to a close, Mark Shuttleworth wrote a blog post this morning about his views on Ubuntu Linux in 2013...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTI2MTg

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    LOL. Talking about not excluding while you demand outside developers to sign the Canonical CA. This is all about excluding! They exclude contribitions and the exclude pure free software patches.

    2013 will be al about excluding developers/pure free software. Oh yeah and skunkworks plus opt out spyware. Jesus Christ Ubuntus moral is degrading fast.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BO$$ View Post
    So that unity interface was all about mobiles after all. Ha. And now I hear you that no, you use Unity on desktop, and love it. Sure. Like Unity is usable on a desktop without making you commit suicide. Yep, confirmed: Unity and Gnome 3 are all about mobile, not desktops. Now back to xfce and Kde my friends. You lost!
    Try Windows 8, then tell me Unity is made for mobile.

    And yes, I use and love Unity.

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    Default Haters Gonna Hate

    Yeah, I like Unity and all the people who use Ubuntu around me like is too...
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    (KDE is second IMHO...)

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    Default Does not want Ubuntu on mobile

    Android is great on mobile.
    Unity is not great on mobile.

    I do not believe that Unity is suited for mobile. Making Unity suitable for mobile would mean making it unsuitable for the desktop.

    The desktop and the mobile have different usages and needs.
    Also general-purpose computing (PC, laptop) and an information appliance (TV, tablet, phone) have different usages and needs.

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    Until they separate application updates from system updates, their Software Center will be a poor mockup of the OS X App Store and its Windows counterpart. It's really pathetic that something that was actually invented "here" has been done so much better "there".

    Ubuntu is doomed until PPAs become completely unnecessary for stable releases. As it stands today, what's really superfluous is the Software Center, where you can't find the latest release of almost any still developed app. Useless.

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