ansak writes: "Gnome 2 has been forked to the new MATE desktop. If you hate Gnome 3 (it has its beauties, still...), if you're disunified by Unity, check out MATE, currently only packaged on ArchLinux."
... when fits of creativity run strong, more than one programmer or writer
has been known to abandon the desktop for the more spacious floor.
-- Fred Brooks