Unity Coming to openSUSE too?!

After the announcement by Canonical that Ubuntu would be moving to Unity for its interface, other developers have expressed some interest in porting it to their distributions just for fun. Fedora’s Adam Williamson was one of the first to start building packages for other distributions, but now someone is working on openSUSE packages as well.

Nelson Marques, openSUSE contributor, began by porting some of Ubuntu’s Indicators to openSUSE; many of which are available now in openSUSE:Contrib for 11.4 Milestone 4 and beyond. Some of these include the Me Menu Indicator, Battery Status, and Sound Indicator. Soon after sending those up to the contrib repository, Marques stated that since many of the Indicators and dependencies are shared with Unity, he might as well try to package Unity as well.

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