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Gnome Shell Vs Unity ..Naah!

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Getting a versus between Gnome Shell and Unity would be sooo.. typical. Instead we did exactly the opposite, we tried how they work together.

I was just fooling around with alphas and I’ll show you that there is one more choice if you do not like Gnome Shell or Unity.
First of all I have a new. I asked Gnome Release Team and fallback mode in Gnome will not be dropped in 3.6 as some rumors predicting. But don’t you either expect heavy development on it.

Gnome Shell and Unity

I used unity-2d-shell and what makes it cool, is that notifications are handled by Gnome Shell , you still have the Overview and you also have the nice Dash that Unity provides. Basically you have the best features that these two projects offer!

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