Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Aug 2008 19:24 UTC
Gnome Last week, we reviewed the Aspire One, Acer's entry into the netbook market. The small but powerful device comes preloaded with either Linux or Windows XP, and we reviewed the Linux version. Even though most people will never need to go beyond the default Linpus Linux offering on the One, more advanced users will quickly hit the wall Acer set up: it has more or less completely locked down the Xfce 4.2.2 installation on the One. This bothered me - this is a powerful machine, so I want a powerful operating system. I went for Ubuntu 8.04.1 - read on for a few thoughts on how well GNOME's user interface fares on a small-screen device such as the One.
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pretty impressive
by spikeb on Thu 21st Aug 2008 19:30 UTC
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near-vanilla gnome works pretty well on a tiny screen.

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RE: pretty impressive
by azrael29a on Thu 21st Aug 2008 23:08 in reply to "pretty impressive"
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Bugs should be filed for those apps that still take too much space and are not resizable.

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RE[2]: pretty impressive
by segedunum on Sat 23rd Aug 2008 14:08 in reply to "RE: pretty impressive"
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Why should bugs be filed for individual applications? The fault is with the underlying platform because GTK does not have any notion of resolution independence.

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