Why does Xubuntu desktop look like GNOME?

Andy Rabagliati andyr at wizzy.com
Mon May 1 11:11:07 UTC 2006

On Mon, 01 May 2006, Jani Monoses wrote:

> On 5/1/06, |^ `/ () () | ( (-) | <ryooichi at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >Installed Xubuntu 6.06 Beta the other day... first thought was: Why
> >does Xubuntu desktop look like GNOME... as opposed to a more standard
> >XFCE desktop?
> >
> I think the ubuntu/gnome like layout is more intuitive than what the
> standard xfce desktop is using.

I wholeheartedly agree. I install desktops for schools, and the CDE
buttonbar, which I personally like, is too different from the Windows
standard Start button, and was confusing.

The new layout is great.

Cheers,    Andy!

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