Linked by pepa on Fri 9th Nov 2012 23:18 UTC
Gnome "I'm writing to inform you that the release team discussed Drop or Fix Fallback Mode yesterday. We've come to the conclusion that we can't maintain fallback mode in reasonable quality, and are better off dropping it." Gnome-fallback has been my refuge, as I find both Unity and Gnome 3's shell unusable. Yes, we have been warned this would happen. I thought the cost of maintaining gnome-panel would be so low that it might never need to happen. But as it appears, it is deemed necessary. As for me, I'm bound for something Qt, as I am very angry at Gnome for abandoning its 'classic' users.
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by pepa on Sat 10th Nov 2012 18:46 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: XFCE"
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Thanks for your helpful suggestions.

1. Are you suggesting that I can now shift icons a few pixels to the right in the latest XFCE??

2. The Gnome2 clock applet was just really great, I also loved the little map that came with it. When I needed to see the time in another timezone, it was always just a click away.

3. Have you ever wondered why you can't increase the volume beyond some point? Of course you can, if software wouldn't limit you.

The main reason XFCE won't be my first stop is it's dependence/integration of Gnome/GTK stuff.

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