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[4]: Gnome 3 Failed..
by reduz on Sun 6th Nov 2011 16:07 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Gnome 3 Failed.."
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No, expose really sucks, look at this:

This is my typical workplace, notice how all the windows looks very similar, and every time i open/close one, their order changes. It takes me a while to glance and realize which one do i need. I tried this for a few weeks and simply couldn't get used to it, then went back to Unity.

When I presented my scenario to Gnome developers, they told me it's my fault for not organizing them into desktops.

So, instead of a simple dock with 6 clear icons, their alternative is to use confusing expose-style previews, and forcing me to think of a sceheme to organize my apps into separate desktops.

Gnome developers have a really strange idea of simplicity..

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