On Monday, August 26, 2013 06:59:49 PM Marco Calistri wrote:
Il 26/08/2013 16:27, Ricardo Chung ha scritto:
> On Monday, August 26, 2013 02:52:46 PM Marco Calistri wrote:
>> Il 24/08/2013 04:22, Per Jessen ha scritto:
>>> Marco Calistri wrote:
>>>> Il 23/08/2013 05:57, Per Jessen ha scritto:
>>>>> Marco Calistri wrote:
There still is no way to set a sound alarm for critical low power battery
on GNOME settings. It does not matter if version 3.8.3 or 3.10 or Tweak
Settings have been installed. Nether Shell Extensions known to get it.
Matter of fact, it would be a good GSOC project to make it available.
Thanks Ricardo for your commentary.
IMHO Gnome is getting pretty different from its past DE concept and
perhaps it is loosing essential details for usability, in favour of new
"bells and whistles" which are of scarce utility for many of old Gnome
I agree GNOME 3 now is very different from we used to use a few years ago. And
the "pros" their developers are targeting Not always easy to appreciate.
OTOH, GNOME 3 is work in progress from "scratch" and almost clean template. I
don't think it has much in common with GNOME 2. Developer are re-building or
re-writing many new lines of code. I hope we can soon have a nicer user
experience. I don't think is going to be like the old times but different and
still useful. It looks less modular as used to be and may be more like all-in-
one DE (lock-in). I will always miss the old times (cube effects, different
Thanks to all above. On these days, I spend more time on KDE. It is powerful
and highly configurable DE. And this is the way I love to work. It has several
workspaces, activities, widgets,etc.. always available one click away or just
there. Despite these features is not resouces hungry as many people think
about. I hope it does not change soon.
Anyway, LXDE, XFCE, and other minimalistic DE are available for those who need
to take care with resouces or want customized approaches.
Preferences are on the eyes of the beholder. :-D
Ricardo Chung | Panama
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