The future of Linux

Allin Cottrell cottrell at
Mon Jun 10 20:20:31 CEST 2013

On Mon, 10 Jun 2013, Neil Winchurst wrote:

> I have read recently the suggestion that the future desktop for Linux will be 
> either Mate or Cinnamon or possibly both. The others, I read, are destined to 
> fall by the wayside.

That's a highly contentious claim. Advocates of Gnome shell 
and Unity will obviously not agree, and neither will advocates 
of Xfce. I don't think you need worry about Xfce disappearing 
in favor of Mate or Cinnamon any time soon.

Allin Cottrell
Department of Economics
Wake Forest University, NC

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