Gnome 3

Mike lake.wind77 at
Fri Dec 2 12:46:02 UTC 2011

On 12/02/2011 07:38 AM, Mike wrote:
> On 12/01/2011 12:32 PM, Jeffrey Gray wrote:
>> Anyone messed with gnome3? I tried it on my netbook and it
>> chocked
>> the living crap out of it. I am now using it on my work PC
>> as well as
>> the wife's box at home and find it fairly slick.
>> Anyone with any thoughts?
> I'm using Gnome 3 (Mint 12 with the Mint Gnome Shell
> Extensions) and I like it a lot. I like the fact that there
> are extensions that allow you to customize your desktop. Mine
> is customized to resemble a classic Mint Gnome 2 desktop (one
> panel on the bottom), however I'm also finding that I use the
> infinity button (activities menu) quite often. I'm also liking
> the alt f2 feature that brings up the run command prompt.
> My prediction is that Gnome 3 will be very customizable in the
> near future thanks to the Gnome Extensions that are
> continually being developed. Unity will most likely be more
> customizable as time goes on as well.
> The more I use Gnome 3 the more I'm liking it.

I forgot to mention that I also added the Cairo Dock to the 
top of my traditional looking (Gnome 2 style) desktop with 
additional customized launchers. I have it set to auto hide 
unless I mouse over. As you said, Gnome 3 is "fairly slick". :)

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