Unity Interface in 10.10 Netbook Edition

Bill Wright pegasus at sc.rr.com
Wed Oct 27 14:11:28 UTC 2010

On 10/27/2010 09:56 AM, Basil Chupin wrote:
> 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
I had similar problems...I removed UNITY and went back to WIN7

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