Linked by David Adams on Wed 3rd Aug 2011 16:10 UTC, submitted by Sin2x
Gnome Linus Torvalds piped up in the comments of a Google+ posting by Linux kernel hacker Dave Jones to air his true feelings about Gnome 3: "it's not that I have rendering problems with gnome3 (although I do have those too), it's that the user experience of Gnome3 even without rendering problems is unacceptable." People care what Linus thinks, and when he ditched KDE for Gnome a couple of years ago, people took note. Now he's using Xfce.
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he isn't the only one
by gfx1 on Fri 5th Aug 2011 10:06 UTC
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With Ubuntu 11.04 I switched back to the gnome 2.3 classic mode which works fine for me.
I tried gnome 3 but I hate the way the screw around with the desktop. Over-large title bars and more bars and some extra bars which results in a very small usable window.
Most screens are 16:9 nowadays and don't have that much precious vertical pixels left.

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