[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu - Wrong Direction?

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Fri Dec 2 10:36:33 UTC 2011


On 2 December 2011 10:27, Kris Douglas <krisdouglas at gmail.com> wrote:
> [snip]
> I have found myself leaving the Unity interface, which is completely
> anti-developer, and moved to XFCE, which is providing me with
> everything I need and more to cope with my system.
>
> I have found that the complete lack of window management for multiple
> monitors

Can you explain what is missing in the multiple monitor case?

> and the horrific memory leaks a strong cause for a lot of
> people not using it.
> The icon-based window management works great for
> home users until you open more than one of something, then you have no
> idea what is what. Finally, I can have my PC on for upwards of 3
> weeks, it would crash after a few days on Unity, but this machine has
> been on for about 3 weeks now with no memory or performance problems.

As a matter of interest did you try Unity-2d to see if the memory and
crash situation is any better?  I am not suggesting that you should
have had to use 2d just interested, as I use 2d and currently do not
experience such issues, though I do not leave it on for weeks at a
time, admittedly.

Colin



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