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Windows 7: Hands-on with Ubuntu's new Unity netbook shell

12 May 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
Hands-on with Ubuntu's new Unity netbook shell

Hands-on with Ubuntu's new Unity netbook shell

During a keynote at the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Belgium, Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth unveiled a new lightweight user interface shell called Unity. The new shell is designed to use screen space more efficiently and consume fewer system resources than a conventional desktop environment. It will be a key component of the Ubuntu Netbook Edition and a new instant-on computing platform called Ubuntu Light. The Unity environment eschews the conventional GNOME panel configuration. It includes a dock-like launcher and task management panel that is displayed vertically along the left-hand side. The top panel will house application indicators, window indicators, and the menubar of the active window. Moving the menu out of individual windows and into a global menu bar will reduce wasted vertical screen space, leaving more room for content.
Source: Hands-on with Ubuntu's new Unity netbook shell

Looks like a supremely simply GUI. I actually kind of like it. Might be something I can use to help me get into Linux, and to use on the Laptop.

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