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Is there any serious graphical user interface research for Ubuntu? I mean, are there any improvements planned by Ubuntu in order to improve it's default user interface? Just for example I don't understand why are there two upper bars on every window, menu and controls like close, minimize, maximize, when the title is not very useful.

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    Look around the Ubuntu | Unity website. – Sid Jan 26 '11 at 13:06
  • Now it is implemented by default. – Aalex Gabi Jan 24 '12 at 19:21
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The Canonical design team regularly conducts GUI researches and usability tests on different types of people.

Check out their blog for more on what they're up to!

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See the work of the Ayatana project, https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Ayatana

Every person may have a personal view on how the UI should look like. It is important to be receptive to change and open-minded.

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