User Switcher, Shutdown Options, IM Status

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 00:55:08 UTC 2008


On Sun, 2008-09-28 at 20:44 -0400, Danny Piccirillo wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 9:01 AM, Przemysław Kulczycki
> <przemekkulczycki at gmail.com> wrote:
>         Danny Piccirillo pisze:
>         
>         > I'm not sure if this is the right place to bring this up or
>         if there's
>         > already an existing thread about it, but i don't see why all
>         the shutdown
>         > options are now separated from the logout options and in the
>         users switcher
>         > along with IM status changer even though the IM client
>         already has it's own
>         > which is displayed in addition when it's running anyways.
>         
>         
>         Yes, I also find it annoying. What's the rationale for such a
>         change?
>         
>         
>         --
>         ## Przemysław Kulczycki <<>> Azrael Nightwalker ##
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>         
> 
> Does anybody know? 

I think the plan is for the FUSA to replace the Pidgin tray icon and the
logout button, but I don't know for sure.  Right now it's in transition.
Might also be so that the battery icon's suspend/hibernate functionality
can be removed (so unprivileged users can't suspend the system from it).
Again, just speculating.  The only thing that really bugs me about it is
that power-related options aren't shown (only logout/switch user) when
you hit the power button and it's set on "ask me," but there are bugs
about that filed already.

> What is going on? Have you seen the new default wallpaper and login
> for intrepid? It's hideous! 

Which is default now?  New Wave?  That seems to be an extremely popular
one among testers.

> The new system sounds aren't great but i guess it's better than before

I like that they're short & sweet.  The drums one took too long to
finish playing.  Dapper's login sound is still my favourite though
(twinkly!).

-- 
Mackenzie Morgan
http://ubuntulinuxtipstricks.blogspot.com
apt-get moo
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