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How so? I don't find it much more efficient than XP (or anything else). I still find myself with too many windows and nowhere to put them.
You clearly need more monitors then.
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post #22 of 31
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You clearly need more monitors then.
Or better utilisation of the one(s) that I have.
    
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Wondering if this'll make it to Fedora 15.
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Wondering if this'll make it to Fedora 15.
Well, I know both openSUSE and Fedora have announced that GNOME Shell will be their next GNOME desktop solution. Same with Linux Mint if I remember correctly, as they weren't fans of unity.
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Doesn't look good to me. Seems like they did a lot to cater to the below average user, and removed useful stuff in order to do that.

Also, no minimize button. You're kidding me, right? Is there a way to add it? I know you could change the menu buttons in the current (or I guess old now) version of gnome.

The focus on the keyboard is really nice though. My laptops trackpad isn't the easiest to use, and my desktop has a lot of screen real estate that keyboard shortcuts help make faster. Is there any way to install it on Mint/Ubuntu so I can try it out? I know there are live CD's, but that's not good for a real test. I need to use it for real with my apps and my work that I'm doing.
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post #26 of 31
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Doesn't look good to me. Seems like they did a lot to cater to the below average user, and removed useful stuff in order to do that.

Also, no minimize button. You're kidding me, right? Is there a way to add it? I know you could change the menu buttons in the current (or I guess old now) version of gnome.

The focus on the keyboard is really nice though. My laptops trackpad isn't the easiest to use, and my desktop has a lot of screen real estate that keyboard shortcuts help make faster. Is there any way to install it on Mint/Ubuntu so I can try it out? I know there are live CD's, but that's not good for a real test. I need to use it for real with my apps and my work that I'm doing.
It looks to me that Gnome is focused on mobile touch to the exclusion of other input types.

I like the idea, but we need a good GUI for desktops as well as mobile. I think that the abstraction inherent in KDE would make an interface such as this more usable (it seems easier to make multiple GUI paradigms in KDE).
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Looks like it's time to finally try Linux...is there somewhere to get Linux drivers for laptops?
Usually the drives are already included in Linux Distributions. Things that you might have to dig drivers for are, scanners, WIFI, printers, and graphics (though ATI and Nvidia have semi-support already just look on their site.)
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Also, no minimize button. You're kidding me, right? Is there a way to add it? I know you could change the menu buttons in the current (or I guess old now) version of gnome.
There is a way to add it, I just need to remember how I did it lol.
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Bah, it looks like a Mac. I'll try it before judging, but I think I may find myself switching to KDE.
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post #30 of 31
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There is a way to add it, I just need to remember how I did it lol.
Was it messing around with gconf?

Also, after messing around with it, I have to say, I am revising my opinion. It looks really good, but I cannot install it on my laptop. Anyone know how to do that? There is no "Install" app that I can find.
    
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