Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 7th Apr 2011 18:30 UTC, submitted by Megatux
Gnome Ars has reviewed GNOME 3.0, and concludes: "The solid technical work that has been done under the hood really complements the new user experience features in GNOME 3.0. Despite some of the gaps in the feature set, I think that the environment and the new shell is a good starting point for building something even better. The GNOME contributors will be able to iterate on the design and move it forward in future updates."
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Comment by shmerl
by shmerl on Thu 7th Apr 2011 21:41 UTC
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The lack of an option to make themes for Gnome 3 is very puzzling. Removing such customization functionality, which was successfully used in Gnome 2 will for sure offend many users. (For example why should everyone like that Adobe-like coloring with white on black?) That along with not allowing to customize many aspects of the UI layout. Switching to KDE now seems like a sensible idea.

Edited 2011-04-07 21:43 UTC

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RE: Comment by shmerl
by stabbyjones on Thu 7th Apr 2011 21:48 in reply to "Comment by shmerl"
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by Sauron on Thu 7th Apr 2011 22:19 in reply to "RE: Comment by shmerl"
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Yeah but, if I need a third party piece of software to configure my desktop I might as well use Windows and Stardock! ;)

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RE: Comment by shmerl
by mkone on Thu 7th Apr 2011 23:28 in reply to "Comment by shmerl"
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Because that is the most important thing for users of a desktop. Themes!

<Goes back to his Mac and changes the the appearance to Graphite>!

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