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> No pointless shuffling of user interface features in the name of UX "innovation"

The stock Ubuntu has a very nasty habit of doing this. And it's trying very hard to make all the mistakes already made elsewhere including commercials for businesses baked into the core operating system and other nonsense.

Ubuntu has stopped including the sponsored OS nonsense as of at least Ubuntu 18.04 and maybe much sooner. Now its just Gnome desktop with some tweaks. I prefer Ubuntu Budgie the most currently.

I just installed 18.04 on a new machine and ended up being greeted by an Amazon shopping icon that restores itself for every new account made.

They still have the icon but they do not send your dash searches to Amazon anymore.

The icon constitutes an ad.

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