Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 4th Nov 2011 22:56 UTC, submitted by Dart
Linux When GNOME did its version 3 and Ubuntu came up with Unity, the popularity of Linux Mint sky-rocketed, because they stuck with GNOME 2.32. The Mint team has been working on their next version for a while now, and today, they first unveiled what they're working on. There's good news - the team is working on making GNOME 3 likeable. Their question for this release: "How do we make people like Gnome 3? And what do we provide as an alternative to those who still do not want to change?"
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RE[3]: Gnome 3 Failed..
by Finalzone on Sun 6th Nov 2011 04:12 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Gnome 3 Failed.."
Finalzone
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As been discussed a million times. Expose style window switching is not for everyone. It depends which apps do you use and how many of them. Works for some people, doesn't for other.

Gnome 3 devs don't seem to get that, so a lot of people really dislikes their shell.


They actually did. It depends what sort of people you refer. The real problem are some people especially power users who are so accustomed to old habit they do not like change. In other word, inability to adapt. Expose windows style combined with the dynamic workspace works far better than the familiar traditional cluttered taskbar.

I think the big reaction about gnome-shell means its approach is right. Disruptive change historically met with some resistance.

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