Linked by Anonymous on Wed 21st Dec 2011 23:38 UTC
Gnome "Clement Lefebvre, the Linux Mint founder, has started working on a GNOME Shell fork called Cinnamon, which tries to offer a layout similar to GNOME 2, with emphasis on 'making users feel at home and providing them with an easy to use and comfortable desktop experience'. Among the features that we'll probably see in Cinnamon are GNOME2-like notifications and systray icons, option to change the panel position and other panel options like autohide, etc. Some of these features are already available through Mint GNOME Shell Extensions (MGSE), but their functionality is pretty limited."
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Good to see this
by obsidian on Thu 22nd Dec 2011 21:03 UTC
obsidian
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Good on Mint for doing this. It shows that at least *they* are responsive to their users (unlike Ubuntu who just shove Unity into the faces of their users and say "take it or leave it").

I think Ubuntu will be learning a hard lesson now.
"The users come first."
Not the devs. Not Shuttleworth. The users.

Edited 2011-12-22 21:04 UTC

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