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Unity on LMDE

Postby newfie on Sun Nov 07, 2010 3:28 pm

I have been wanting to try out Unity, but I don't want to install Ubuntu/Mint Main. Does anybody have any feedback on installing Unity on LMDE? I remember on Ubuntu it caused some problems with the GNOME desktop, and I don't want to go through any problems for the sake of trying a new UI.

How would I go about installing Unity alongside GNOME?
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Re: Unity on LMDE

Postby Leit on Mon Nov 08, 2010 2:11 am

what do you think about installing it in a VM?

but you can also install the unity package: http://packages.ubuntu.com/maverick/unity

my to cents to unity... it looks like a playground for kiddys... but each to their own.
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from the complex and powerful tools we created previously.
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Re: Unity on LMDE

Postby newfie on Mon Nov 08, 2010 10:50 am

Not going to work in a VM; it's running on Mutter, not Compiz/Metacity which is unsupported on Virtualbox and other VMs.
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Re: Unity on LMDE

Postby anzan on Tue Nov 23, 2010 12:02 pm

I left Ubuntu because of Unity (among other things).

It's horrible on my Eee, worse on a desktop or laptop.
Thanks to all developers.
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