Ubuntu Unity is dead: Desktop will switch back to GNOME next year

By Jon Brodkin 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.

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LXLE Eclectica 16.04.2 Released

By Ronnie LXLE 16.04.2 is built upon Ubuntu Mini LTS. Lubuntu-core is used as a starting point. Extensive work on the menu system was a major focus this release. As well as fixing bugs and errors that existed prior. Everything has been streamlined even more so, such as the included ‘PPAs’, default software and even the menu system itself went on a ‘diet’.

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