Differences between Gnome, Mate and Unity

Ya SabráS, There are a multitude of desktop environments for GNU / Linux and other operating systems, one of the projects have given rise to derivatives or forks that take the basis of one of these large projects and modify it to have a different result in a series of qualities or characterístiches that developers want to achieve and do not satisfyíTo the Mother Project, as the case of Solus Project, Elementary, Unity, Mate, etc.

Sometimes, this great variety in the free world can generate confusionóN among the end users. Although I consider it fun to have several alternatives to choose theás adequate, if it is true that I do not see with good eyes that there are so many alternatives or forks of the projects, making developers disperse and do not focus their efforts on a úNico project. But this is not new, we have already spoken in this blog on numerous occasions of this great and at the same time happy fragmentationóN.

Well, in this artíAss tryé, of the best possible, explain whatáL is The difference between GNOME, MATE and Unity. As you know, GNOME is a well-known desktop environment, next to KDE Plasma, the projectábig in this áMBITO. But úthey have looked up forks like matte, who alsoén is a desktop environment based on the cóI say Base of Gnome 2 that pretendíto alleviate the discomfort of users with the changes of the new versions of GNOME.

AND On the other hand we have unity, that is not a desktop environment, it’s something confusing, but it’s a bar shelláFICO that supports GNOME. Unity as you know isá developed by Canonical for Ubuntu, replacing ASí to which the developers of the GNOME project supply to give their ubuntu a distinctive touch. But while killing and gnome share Gnome Shell, Unity replaces this shell by another. That beingía difference in great features and explained in a simple way

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