[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu - Wrong Direction?

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 04:20:41 UTC 2011

On 2 December 2011 12:19, Kris Douglas <krisdouglas at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2 December 2011 10:36, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> 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?
> The fact that you manage all of your windows from one bar. I often
> find myself working with over 30 windows open, and managing them all
> from an oversized scrolling image list it's not helpful at all.
> It's much more logical to have one window list for each screen.

Aaaargh. I *hated* that in GNOME 2. It is my /computer's/ job to
remember what window is on what monitor, not mine! If I have to manage
2 lists, that forces /me/ to remember what window I left where.

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