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gnome is running there gui into the ground and not in the good way
I myself only like and use gnome 2.32

what are your thoughts of gnome 3
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I actually don't think it's that bad. It'll improve a lot as well. I'd say Unity currently is a little further in development then Gnome 3. They're all basically trying to copy the "OS X polish" in a desktop environment.

My opinions are probably skewed because I care less about full DEs and use lots of different WMs with a software stack of my own preferences.
Edited by Jimi - 8/16/11 at 2:40pm
post #3 of 36
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to me. its to much like a tablet mixed with osx
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 9/4/11 at 6:31pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 3dfxvoodoo View Post
to me. its to much like a tablet mixed with osx
That's certainly the way things are looking to go. Look at the new features in OSX Lion. Look at the Windows 8 leaks. Pretty much looks like everyone developing a modern desktop environment is going that way.
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I loves it and GNOME Shell. Been using it on my Arch set up since it was basically pushed out. Theme it all up right and it looks good with great functionality.
    
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You can use any DE and have it look like the Unity thing, or OSX, or the Win8 of the future... with cairo-dock, and to make it easier, the config is GUI. Gnome3 sucks because there is no right-click. Every other DE has that.
    
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linux is an open source operating system with more than enough options...

if you dont like gnome3 dont use it, and it should die out, or maybe the devs will get a hint and change their direction
Kinda meh now...
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No offense voodoo but instead of complaining about them moving in a new direction maybe you should back a DE that suites your mindset whether that's XFCE, LXDE, or KDE. I may not like Gnome (never have) but I think it's a perversion of human nature to stop attempts at change/progress. I mean if the KDE devs had let the earlier problems and complaints stop them I wouldn't be enjoying Linux as much.
     
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post #9 of 36
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No offense voodoo but instead of complaining about them moving in a new direction maybe you should back a DE that suites your mindset whether that's XFCE, LXDE, or KDE. I may not like Gnome (never have) but I think it's a perversion of human nature to stop attempts at change/progress. I mean if the KDE devs had let the earlier problems and complaints stop them I wouldn't be enjoying Linux as much.
I like gnome 2.32 and don't want to change to a new DE
I was fine till this hole gnome 3 thing came along
now I don't mind progress and change
but I'll be changing at my own pace

meh I don't need new software that bad
I might just stick to an old distro
fedora 14 is supported till next year
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 9/4/11 at 6:32pm
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I hate it, I hate it, I hate it. If I wanted a touch interface, I'd buy an itouch or cheap android tablet. Not having a right click menu goes against human (the computer literate ones) nature. The applications menu makes no sense. Took me a good while to figure out the settings. It puts gtk theme making to shame. And not having nautilus run the desktop is just a waste of space with a plain background. The fallback mode doesn't give it any functionality... AT ALL.

I paused linux use last year because school started. It was when gnome 2.32 just started rolling out. Now I can't even get back into it because my favorite DE and its "special" developers don't know how to listen to its users.

Right now XFCE is my alternative. Atleast they know what a desktop is.
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