Mark Shuttleworth isn't alone in having concerns about GNOME 3: according to The Register, "Linus Torvalds has dropped GNOME 3 in favor of the Xfce graphical desktop interface, dubbing GNOME 3 an "unholy mess""
I'm the first to acknowledge that my opinion is worthless in the presence of two such Linux heavyweights but I'm still unsure about which direction my journey will take over the next couple of years. If GNOME really is the "unholy mess" that Torvalds claims, then future versions of Ubuntu are probably not for me: I don't care too much for the current state of Unity and was holding out for a GNOME alternative.
Oh well, uncertainty often makes for a more exciting future!
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