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Numix Announces New Linux Distribution

The folks behind the Numix Project, popular for its GTK and icon themes, have announced that they are working with Nitrux S.A. on a new Linux distribution.GNOME as a base”We are basing our shell on Gnome-Shell and we will use Gnome apps. Our shell will be made from extension for Gnome-Shell. That means we are NOT forking Gnome-Shell and we’re not moving away from Gnome as a base.”The new Linux distribution will use GNOME apps and GNOME Shell, customized with extensions that change its look and functionality to fulfill the vision of the Numix Project designers, which you can see in the mockups below:A few explainations for the screenshots above:the bottom dock uses intellihide and shows running apps for the current workspace only (but there will be an option to show apps for all workspaces);the application launcher has no categories and the apps are ordered by usage;dragging an icon from the dock or a window thumbnail invokes the workspace switcher so you can create a new workspace (by dragging the icon to the plus sign on the right);the dock and panel lose the background and borders when in Overview mode;the notifications and notification center are displayed in the top bar

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