Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Ubuntu is a great distribution of GNU/Linux. Currently it is the most popular and has played a large role in converting people to Linux. This solid and well maintained distro is definitely a leader but one thing that constantly drives people away is its poor appearance. Why would such a great distribution limit itself by being aesthetically unappealing?
Majority of people that I know think that Ubuntu is ugly. Not only do they complain about the brown and orange colours but the whole look and feel of the distro. Usually when I install Ubuntu on someones computer they want me to make it look nice. Thankfully GNU/Linux is very customizable and getting cool themes is not that difficult. However,