UbuntuGNOME 14.04

Dave Woyciesjes woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net
Sun Apr 20 18:51:38 UTC 2014

On 04/19/2014 06:24 AM, Peter Smout wrote:
> On 19/04/14 11:15, Tom H wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 7:47 PM, Peter Smout <smoutpete at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> True it's a matter of taste! & also practicality, Gnome 3 suspends
>>> when I
>>> close the laptop lid even if a back-up or something is running in the
>>> background, & even when it's plugged in to the TV to watch a film!!!
>>> this is
>>> the most annoying thing I have ever encountered and the Gnome devs do
>>> not
>>> seem to care! They state on their forum that it's the way it's going
>>> to be
>>> and like it or lump it (or words to that effect)!
>>> I always thought Linux was about choice not having things put upon
>>> you and
>>> told you cant do anything about it!!
>> The Gnome developers don't want to provide a gui option to change the
>> lid-closing behavior but you can modify that behavior to a certain
>> extent via dconf-editor.(or dconf or gsettings once you know what the
>> correct keys are).
>> Search for "power" in dconf-editor.
> As I stated in my previous message, it wont stick, to have to keep doing
> it got me down! (maybe that's a Sabayon thing, but I doubt it!)
> The forums are full of people moaning about this and other things that
> the devs have been seen to remove from people! (I guess you can't please
> all of the people all of the time!)
> It no-longer concerns me as I have off'd Sabayon & Gnome 3 from My life
> and will stick with Ubuntu & Crunchbang for the time being!!
> And whilst I'm here can I say a BIG thanks to the *buntu devs for
> continuing to provide an excellent operating system that (for me at
> least) keeps getting better!
> Pete S
	To be honest, every laptop user I know wants the laptop to suspend when 
they close the lid. They're not using it at that time, so they don't care.

--- Dave Woyciesjes
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