System76 is once again redefining the open source desktop. With the upcoming release of Pop!_OS 21.04, users will get to experience COSMIC. Jack Wallen explains.
It should come as no surprise that System76, the company always finding new ground in the intersection of open source software and OEM hardware, has embarked upon refining and retooling the Pop!_OS Linux desktop experience.
COSMIC is System76’s way of taking the GNOME desktop environment and tweaking it to better suit the user experience, as defined by their user base. The company polled Pop!_OS users to find out how they work with the desktop. The results of that survey helped guide the company in developing COSMIC.
What is COSMIC? Simply put, it’s a honed user experience for the GNOME desktop. From what I’ve seen, it looks to be superior…