Why no Unity or a fork?

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Why no Unity or a fork?

Postby bester69 » 2017-02-27 22:23

Do you know why there's no unity desktop available from other than ubuntu?,

A fork or something that make use of a unity's base line also would be worty.. I'd like to have it. :cry:
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Re: Why no Unity or a fork?

Postby Bulkley » 2017-02-27 22:31

Why don't you make one?
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Re: Why no Unity or a fork?

Postby HuangLao » 2017-02-27 22:34

mainly because Ubuntu patches the packages that Unity uses way too much. In other words, too many core libraries have to be modified and patched just to make Unity work.
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Re: Why no Unity or a fork?

Postby bester69 » 2017-02-28 00:22

HuangLao wrote:mainly because Ubuntu patches the packages that Unity uses way too much. In other words, too many core libraries have to be modified and patched just to make Unity work.

ok, thanks for your quick answer
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Re: Why no Unity or a fork?

Postby vbrummond » 2017-02-28 00:47

That and Ubuntu is a toxic waste of life that serves only Ubuntu. Source: former ubuntu contributor and PA Loco Team
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