Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 10th Aug 2006 09:58 UTC, submitted by Philipp Esselbach
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "The Ubuntu team is proud to announce the release of Ubuntu 6.06.1 LTS, the first maintenance release of "Dapper Drake". This release includes both installable Desktop CDs and alternate text-mode installation CDs for several architectures, for Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Edubuntu. Xubuntu is also included, although commercial support for it is not available from Canonical."
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Personally, I'd hate it if it became a GNOME standard. It's way too navigationally bulky (if what you're searching for is not immediately present) and it displays too much information that you have to hunt through if all you need is a location or a system setting or a new program. If I want to search for an app, the deskbar is a much quicker way that doesn't get in the way.

That being said, I don't see a problem with it being a standard panel option, like the deskbar. The standard GNOME menus (sans deskbar or SLAB) could be present since it's simple and clean and easy to understand. However if you wanted to augment it with the deskbar or replace the standard GNOME menu with SLAB or Gimmie ( ), it'd take only a few mouse clicks.

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