James Freer jessejazza3.uk at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 20:12:06 UTC 2012

On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 1:32 AM, MR ZenWiz <mrzenwiz at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 9:32 AM, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
> :
>> So I wanted vertical panels in GNOME. This is easy in Windows and
>> works well in everything up to Windows 7, where it is a kludge but
>> still works.
>> It never worked worth a damn in GNOME 2, very badly in KDE and poorly in XFCE.
> I had huge issues with GNOME 2's vertical panels, but I find XFCE's
> are easily good enough.  Yes, there are issues, but they don't
> irritate me anywhere near as much as Unity's and GNOME3's complete
> inflexibility with being able to reconfigure the launcher and the menu
> bar (top panel) to be where I want them.
> Other than that and having to experiment around to set various
> features the way I can live with them, I much prefer the whole menu
> system of XFCE above and beyond what I found to be a confusing mess in
> Unity.

Perhaps you are!

> Maybe I'm just a stiff from the old school, but I like it.  (I never
> liked much of anything about KDE, so I won't even go there, not even
> to argue about it.)

That makes TWO of us. I just like the minimal approach without bells &
whistles... and if i want some i can install it. I started using
xubuntu before Unity and kubuntu i found too many bells & whistles -
but nice with it (if you want it).


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