Top 4 Lightweight, Official Ubuntu Based Alternatives for Ubuntu 11.04's Unity 3D
Posted on: 05/19/2011 12:58 PM

Tech Drive-In takes a look at the top 4 lightweight alternatives for Ubuntu 11.04 Unity 3D

Top 4 Lightweight, Official Ubuntu Based Alternatives for Ubuntu 11.04's Unity 3D


Many long term Ubuntu users have been quite critical towards Ubuntu's new Unity interface. Unity has its share of issues which Canonical is hopeful of rectifying by the next major release, Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot. In the mean time, if you are not at all able to adjust with the revamped albeit buggy Unity desktop, there are a bunch of absolutely awesome Ubuntu based distros which runs on other interfaces like KDE, XFCE, LXDE etc. Here is how you install each of them as a different session in Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal.

Ubuntu 11.04 Unity Replacements Linux is all about choice. If you don't like Ubuntu 11.04's new Unity interface, simply download and install an alternative distro of your liking. Speaking of alternatives, here are some of the most respected yet official Ubuntu derived distros you need to know.



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