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GNOME OS is on the way - but mainly for testing and development

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Faced with GNOME's growing unpopularity in the Linux community, those working on the desktop environment and user interface are pushing on with a new way of improving the user experience while easing application development and testing: a GNOME OS.

The idea has been around for a while, but at a recent conference in Spain the GNOME community put flesh on the idea. Red Hat user experience designer Allan Day explained in a blog post on Tuesday that the OS was not intended as a replacement for Linux distributions that use GNOME, but was "primarily intended as a platform for testing and development".

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