Unity Interface in 10.10 Netbook Edition

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Wed Oct 27 13:56:48 UTC 2010


On 28/10/2010 00:50, Tarun Khanna wrote:
> I have run into a few issues with the new Unity interface in the 
> latest (10.10) Ubuntu Netbook Edition.
>
> 1. There is no easy way to move/copy files around. The file manager 
> provided by Unity doesn't provide a right click context menu. The only 
> way I could do file operations was by launching the terminal (which by 
> itself was difficult to find). Then either do file operations on the 
> command line in the terminal or launch nautilus from within the 
> terminal. That seems to be the only way to launch Nautilus.
>
> 2. The desktop crashes often. Sometimes it restarts by itself, other 
> times I have to go to a terminal and restart gdm. This generally 
> happens after I exit xbmc or huludesktop running in fullscreen mode.
>
> 3. There is no run dialog. That is definitely the single biggest issue 
> as I use the run dialog very often.
>
> 4. The desktop is pathetically slow. My hardware meets the recommended 
> requirements.
>
> Thanks for all your help.
>
> Thanks,
> Tarun

And so....SNAFU, right? :'( .

BC

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