Linked by David Adams on Tue 14th Feb 2012 17:25 UTC, submitted by Anonymous
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu It looks like a new "locally integrated menu" will make it into Unity, starting with version 5.6.0. There's basically no information about the new locally integrated menubar, except for two bug reports which link to some custom Unity, Compiz, Metacity and Light Themes branches so to see "LIM" in action, I've compiled all these branches and here's the result. The "locally integrated menubar" can be displayed on the panel (for maximized windows) as well as in the window decoration (unmaximized windows). But it's not displayed on both in the same time.
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RE[2]: Quo Vadis, Canonical?
by Neolander on Wed 15th Feb 2012 06:04 UTC in reply to "RE: Quo Vadis, Canonical?"
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Touch. Voice. Gestures.

Well, I am not impressed.

Are you really advocating using solely these inputs to do anything a bit advanced on the content creation side ? I mean, finger painting and shouting repeatedly at the computer until it gets what you mean is cute and all, but I still can't see how it can efficiently replace keyboards, mice, and styluses at the tasks where those are good for.

A future proof user interface should see beyond the latest gimmicks in the realm of input devices.

Edited 2012-02-15 06:21 UTC

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