fatalGlory writes "Despite some initial reservations about Gnome-shell, it appears to be coming out very nicely. In some preliminary benchmarking tests I've been conducting, Ubuntu's Unity desktop on 11.04 Natty uses roughly double the memory that Gnome-shell uses." Link to Original Source
Whenever a system becomes completely defined, some damn fool discovers
something which either abolishes the system or expands it beyond recognition.