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nankura 08-15-2012 03:07 AM

Gnome OS Question
hey guys

i just read about the plans for Gnome OS 4.0, i didnt really understand a phew things.

Will they be making a gnome OS 3 before 4.0 comes out so we can get an idea of what there planning, and what will there OS be based off

acid_kewpie 08-15-2012 03:40 AM

Doesn't seem to be much talk about it yet. Looks like a launch of an OS for Gnome 4.0 only.

Randicus Draco Albus 08-15-2012 05:03 AM

I do not have a link to the article I read, but from what I gather, two members of Gnome's development team gave a presentation about the subject at a Linux-related conference in Europe. Their "plan" is for Gnome 4 to be released as an operating system and have 1/5th of the market by 2020. I doubt the rest of the people at Gnome are as distanced from reality as those two are.

In other words, do not get too excited about it.

DavidMcCann 08-15-2012 12:33 PM

I read somewhere that the operating system is not intended to be a distro for end-users, just a convenient testbed for developing gnome and its applications in a known and controllable environment.

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