[ubuntu-uk] Locking screen.......

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 23:16:19 UTC 2012


On 4 December 2012 17:43, Andy Braben <andybraben at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On 4 December 2012 17:29, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> On 3 December 2012 21:12, Barry Drake <ubuntu-advertising at gmx.com> wrote:
>> > On 03/12/12 21:05, Colin Law wrote:
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>> >> Does it suspend if you do it from the menu in the cog in the top right
>> >> hand corner? Colin
>> >
>> >
>> > Colin ...   I've been wondering for ages what the official technical
>> > term is
>> > for 'the cog in the top right hand corner'.  Thanks for enlightening me.
>>
>> :¬D
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>> This page seems to dodge the question...
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>> http://askubuntu.com/questions/10228/whats-the-right-terminology-for-unitys-ui-elements/19166#19166
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>> ... But the menu that results from clicking on TCITTRHC is "the
>> session menu". So that's a step in the right direction.
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> So should TCITTHRC be called the "session menu button"?

Well, possibly, but where's the fun in that? :¬)

I am unsure whether merging the fairly-well-known "cog = settings"
symbol and the pretty-much-universal "power off" symbol was inspired
brilliance or a bad move. It's clever but I suspect too clever, and
the symbol doesn't shout "important menu here" - it's the end of a row
of little icons.

OTOH I can't come up with a better idea.

I am amused that some of the screenshots on the Ubuntu site and wiki
still show the old, 11.x pre-cogwheel power symbol.

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