Another Mac-styled update for Ubuntu – Window buttons to the left!

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

As we’ve know for quite a long time now, Ubuntu is aiming to look and behave as much like Mac as possible(1) – we’ve already seen the Growl-like on screen notifications (which are rather cool) and here is the next major user interface change:

In Ubuntu 10.04 – due to be released on late April of this year – the window buttons (close, maximize,minimize) will be on the left side of the window! See here for the branding screenshots.

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  1. within 2 years Mark Shuttleworth said in 2008, so he’s clearly running out of time []

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