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Founded in 2010, the Unity project started by Mark Shuttleworth and Canonical has gone on to deliver a consistent user experience for desktop and netbook users alike. Putting great design at the heart of the project, Unity and its technologies such as Application indicators, System indicators, and Notify OSD, have strived to solve common problems in the Free Software desktop while optimizing the experience for touch, consistency and collaboration.

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  • Unity


    A powerful desktop and netbook environment that brings consistency and elegance to the Ubuntu experience.

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  • Application Indicators


    Simple, effective, and powerful indicators that application authors can use to integrate quick access to application features right inside the desktop.

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  • System Indicators


    A comprehensive set of indicators provide convenient and powerful access to system facilities such as power, sound, messaging, and the current session.

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  • Notify OSD


    Unobtrusive, sleek, and beautiful notifications for application authors to get information to the user without distracting users from the work they are doing.

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