Gnome 3

Jeffrey Gray chevy4x4burb at
Fri Dec 2 14:06:20 UTC 2011

I too have installed the Cairo dock on my wife's machine.  I find it
more and more as eye candy as I am using the Activities menu
more...But the wifey likes the eye candy stuff.

On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 6:46 AM, Mike <lake.wind77 at> wrote:
> 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.
>> HTH
> 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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