Denver-based System76 has announced preliminary details of their upcoming COSMIC desktop environment, which will arrive in the June 2021 release of Pop!_OS 21.04.
According to the blog post, System76 will provide “a honed desktop user experience in Pop!_OS through our GNOME-based desktop environment: COSMIC.” The design has been refined through extensive testing and user feedback, resulting in greater ease of use and efficiency.
- The Activities Overview offers two distinct views: Workspaces and Applications.
- The Super key activates the launcher by default.
- The option to have a dock to the Settings in Pop!_OS.
- Mouse-driven and keyboard-driven workflows.
You can check out the GitHub repo for COSMIC for more details.