Has anyone used Gnome 42?

I’m trying it out on the Fedora 36 beta and it seems very nice so far, everything is fast and beautifully designed. I’m just wondering how long it will take for themes to be a thing again, Libadwaita is really locked in. At least it’s nice.

Hi tried it briefly, but running Fedora 42 or Arch is a bit too bleeding edge for me due to time constraints.

Honestly, with gnome extensions, I’m able to achieve so much customization. That said, Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (launches on the 21st of April 2022) will ship with Gnome 42 so I can upgrade to access when ready.

Not yet. I was planning on playing around with it this weekend but family stuff got in the way. You know how holiday weekends can be sometimes. I am going to see if I can get it going next weekend.

I was messing around with it a bit. I tend not to stick with anything whilst it is still under beta and will do a dual boot setup. From what I have seen/tried, I like it. Once it is out of beta, I may use it on one of my laptops. (Assuming it can run it) I would much prefer to use it on Fedora personally over Ubuntu.

For anyone wanting to see it in action without an install:

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