On Wed, 2012-01-18 at 12:44 +0100, Jos Poortvliet wrote:
On Thursday, December 22, 2011 16:23:13 Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
On Thu, 2011-12-22 at 22:11 +0100, Carlos E. R. wrote:
On 2011-12-22 12:29, Albert wrote:
"It is like Gnome Desktop Environment developers are now working against Linux... Pure Gnome3 is just a BIG & major regress on Linux desktop, it makes Linux desktop productivity more difficult and bring useless features. Even the bars are frozen, you cannot interact, neither visual customize or configure anything.
The panels are a pain, I can not add applets to them.
Nope, you install extensions. https://extensions.gnome.org/
Do note that extensions are a pretty lousy solution for anyone who doesn't have a good internet connection (eg many of our users in Asia and South America). I hope we can provide them with a selection of extensions by default in our next release
Numerous extensions are already packaged.
zypper search.... gnome-shell-extension-alt-status-menu gnome-shell-extension-alternate-tab gnome-shell-extension-apps-menu gnome-shell-extension-auto-move-windows gnome-shell-extension-dock gnome-shell-extension-drive-menu gnome-shell-extension-gajim gnome-shell-extension-native-window-placement gnome-shell-extension-places-menu gnome-shell-extension-systemMonitor gnome-shell-extension-user-theme gnome-shell-extension-windows-navigato gnome-shell-extension-workspace-indicator gnome-shell-extension-xrandr-indicator gnome-shell-extensions
. Especially some which bring back a more familiar (and efficient*) desktop metaphor. *yes, I'm one of those who can't live without a decent taskbar
I felt the same way at first; but now I'd say the taskbar is a pointless construct. It just gets crowded and clumsy; overview is faster, smoother, and more navigable. http://www.whitemiceconsulting.com/2011/05/fortnight-with-gnome3.html