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Ubuntu 20.04 survey: 30% of users want unity back

via:开源中国     time:2020/4/26 11:13:51     readed:763

Ubuntu 20.04 findingsPublished. The survey was launched by Ubuntu in December 2019 with 21862 participants. At present, Ubuntu 20.04 lts has been officially released, and this survey result has played a guiding role in the decision-making process of relevant engineering teams, so as to determine some of the content now appearing in Ubuntu 20.04.

Some of the main findings of the survey are as follows:


Gnome is still controversial. According to the survey, about 30% of users want unity back to Ubuntu. On the other hand, about 80% of people want Ubuntu to continue to improve GNOME desktop.

Ubuntu 20.04 comes with the latest Gnome version 3.36. Among other things, this release includes an improved shell theme, a new lock screen, do not disturb toggle, and an improved settings panel.

What does the Ubuntu community want?

For "what do you wish Ubuntu would do to make your life easier? "This question. Adobe Photoshop (illustrator, acrobat and creative cloud) has been mentioned more than 100 times in the relevant answers. MathWorks and Autodesk tools appear more frequently, and Microsoft Office applications have been mentioned or requested hundreds of times. Some popular application tools such as Lightroom, steam and instagram have also been mentioned.

In addition, there are 1280 people talking about the game in some form, and the vast majority of people ask to support or improve the role of Ubuntu for game players. Based on these feedback, canonical has been pre installed in Ubuntu 20.04Game mode of federal interactivePerformance tools. Gamemode is a Linux daemons that allow the game to request more CPU functions, I / O priorities, and other optimizations.

ZFS has been mentioned about 226 times, and almost everyone has expressed their affirmation. Ubuntu 20.04 has been upgraded to the latest available version of ZFS, providing performance enhancement and optional encryption support for system administrators who manually manage the system, as well as basic experimental integration and support for consistency functions.

Community prediction

What should I do next? Where is the biggest growth area? " AI / machine learning, the Internet of things and "cloud X" are the three most mentioned areas.

Finally, Ubuntu said, "the purpose of this survey is to identify features and trends that we may lack. Fortunately, many of our insights fit into our plan. We understand that certain themes can be controversial, but it's nice to see that we seem to be on the winning side. Users tend to reach a consensus on the development direction of the technology world, while the Ubuntu user base is still diversified, distributed and responsive. The results are somewhat surprising, such as the lack of understanding of Ubuntu for the Internet of things, but we will solve them as soon as possible. It enables us to concentrate on development and promotion. Looking to the future, we will use the results to make decisions. "

Complete findings:https://ubuntu.com/blog/ubuntu-20-04-survey-results

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