Ubuntu Studio 11.10 UI discussion. GNOME3, Unity, XFCE and Studiousers workflow.

Ricardo Lameiro ricardolameiro at gmail.com
Sun Apr 10 23:16:50 UTC 2011

About XFCE and lightweigth.
I think XFCE lighter than Gnome classic. Also thunar as a lot of nice
features for images (mass rename :D ).
ohhh, and it has a control panel :D

2011/4/11 Ricardo Lameiro <ricardolameiro at gmail.com>:
> Yes.
> Check the magazine they do.
> They are trying to show designers that they can use free software to
> do good work.
> I know them personally Ricardo and Ana, we are from the same town.
> They are designers. From what I talked with Ricard, he seems to be
> very interested on interaction design.
> 2011/4/11 C K <coryisatm at gmail.com>:
>> On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 6:36 PM, Ricardo Lameiro
>> <ricardolameiro at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I like the idea of a XFCE shift.
>>> I lightweight, unobtrusive and streamlined desktop
>> Well, I'm unsure of how "lightweight" it is anymore. But it will
>> surely offer a more smooth transition for Studio users.
>>> but with all the
>>> capabilities needed. Xfce has a big "fan base" and i don't see why
>>> people would oppose the change from Unity / Gnome 3 to XFCE. Both of
>>> this new "shells" rely heavily on 3D rendering technology and demand
>>> more system resources. Resources that a "studio user" needs to do
>>> his/her work.
>>> Cory, there are people like Ricardo LaFuente and Ana Carvalho
>>> (http://blog.manufacturaindependente.org) editors of the Libre
>>> graphics magazine http://libregraphicsmag.com , that maybe would want
>>> to help on the design effort.
>> In what way do you think they would want to help with design? Do you know them?
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