Red Hat 8.0 is scheduled to be formally released on Sept. 30 and many in the Linux user community are watching the development of the new "Bluecurve" desktop design very closely.
In the retail edition of Red Hat that's coming out this Monday, the Linux vendor is replacing the traditional GNOME interface with Bluecurve, a Red Hat-created GUI theme combining elements of both GNOME and KDE, the major rival to GNOME. [ Full Article, Screenshot 1 and Screenshot 2 ].
Look cool - and since I love to upgrade, I'll probably be installing this next week. That is, if I can download the binaries. I have a 1MB wireless connection, but that doesn't do any good if the servers are clogged. I just hope I can upgrade from 7.3 rather than install from scratch. I'll keep you posted