Monthly Archive: April 2017

Ubuntu drops Unity desktop environment for good

In his latest blog post Mark Shuttleworth has said Ubuntu is stopping its investment in Unity desktop environment. It was rather an unpopular decision among Linux enthusiasts that Ubuntu choose to develop Unity instead of GNOME 3. This alienated many Linux users and was the driving force of creation of many Ubuntu based spin offs like Linux Mint. With Unity it’s also the dream of convergence is also axed. Convergence is the usage of same OS and interface for all form factors like desktop, mobile and tablets. Some test devices were made with Ubuntu Mobile, but there were too many...