What's happened to the, "System," menu in Feisty?
Cybe R. Wizard
cybe_r_wizard at earthlink.net
Wed Jan 17 21:10:17 UTC 2007
Vincent Trouilliez <vincent.trouilliez at modulonet.fr> said:
> "Cybe R. Wizard" <cybe_r_wizard at earthlink.net> wrote:
> > ...There is no longer anything
> > there except Help, About Ubuntu and About Gnome. If that's not bad
> > enough there is no longer any menu entry for Synaptic anywhere...
> Don't panic ! ;-)
> It's because the gnome menu has recently been revised, and now all the
> items that used to be in the "Preferences" and "Administration" menu,
> have been put in a "Control Center". The problem I had was that after
> upgrading Feisty, there was no icon to access the control center !
> But then I logged out and back in again, and hey presto, the icon for
> the control center appeared at the top of the system menu !
> Hope that works for you.
It did and there it is, right where you said it would be.
> That said, after playing a bit with that control center, I find it a
> disaster, usability wise, compared to the previous/simple menu
> organization. I think a control center could still be a good idea, but
> at very least, the current design needs some work. All IMHO of
> course ;-)
I think I prefer the menu, too. I wonder if it is still an option.
I'm still getting used to GNOME after being an IceWM man for so long.
I might have to revert...
Anyway, thanks, Vince and Janne. I'm back to pseudo-normal. Now if
only compiz would start working again. Although I /do/ like the
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