lake.wind77 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 13:12:04 UTC 2011
On 12/05/2011 04:20 AM, Avi Greenbury wrote:
> That said, it's worth noting that the standard Gnome-shell session
> doesn't have a bar at the bottom either. There is a gnome-fallback
> which looks a bit more like the Gnome of old, but that has a fairly
> limited expected life.
Great explanation Avi! That said, it also should be noted that
if you install the Gnome-shell, you can very easily install
certain extensions for the Gnome-shell that will enable you to
have a panel (or bar as you call it) at the bottom of your
screen. You can also install other Gnome-shell extensions to
create a custom desktop that very closely resembles Gnome 2.
So if that's what someone is looking for, Gnome 3 (along with
the Gnome-shell & easily available and installable extensions)
is a very good choice.
Now for some questions that I've been wondering about... Can
you use Gnome-shell extensions with Unity? Are there Unity
extensions that enable moving the left panel, resizing it,
etc...? Is anything like customization extensions being
developed for Unity?
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