[xubuntu-users] Notification Area or indcator apllet to be gone in future?

Joshua O'Leary joshua.oleary at btinternet.com
Thu Jul 19 21:42:43 UTC 2012

On 19/07/12 20:11, Lee Gold wrote:
> Hi,
> I heard the Notification Area will not be in upcoming versions of
> Ubuntu. I tried to another distro with just Gnome and it was still
> there, so I assume it's not an Xfce thing. Is it true they will be
> taking it out?
> Just my opinion but I can't stand it and tried other distros in a quest
> to rid myself of little squished icons in a little squished space ie.
> the notification area, or indicator plugin or what ever it is _ I'm
> confused...
> But all Gnome based distros seem to have it. So I'm back with Xubuntu -
> which has the least things wrong with it.
> Just my opinion.
If your so fussed about icon sizes, why not install KDE? It uses more 
resources, but has scalable widgets and panels that can be adapted to 
fit the size you want.

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