Linked by David Adams on Wed 3rd Aug 2011 16:10 UTC, submitted by Sin2x
Gnome Linus Torvalds piped up in the comments of a Google+ posting by Linux kernel hacker Dave Jones to air his true feelings about Gnome 3: "it's not that I have rendering problems with gnome3 (although I do have those too), it's that the user experience of Gnome3 even without rendering problems is unacceptable." People care what Linus thinks, and when he ditched KDE for Gnome a couple of years ago, people took note. Now he's using Xfce.
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RE[2]: I've Switched
by nadiasvertex on Wed 3rd Aug 2011 17:05 UTC in reply to "RE: I've Switched"
nadiasvertex
Member since:
2006-07-11

I like Unity. The Windows key basically turns into an intelligent command-line opener. The big icons are nice for quickly switching between workspaces.

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RE[3]: I've switched.
by shotsman on Wed 3rd Aug 2011 18:09 in reply to "RE[2]: I've Switched"
shotsman Member since:
2005-07-22

Right.

It is perfect for RIGHT HANDED PEOPLE.

I use the mouse in my LEFT HAND

Whoever designed that load of codswallop needs to be taken out and thrashed with a buggy whip. They must be right handed (or a German)

I'm pretty ambidextrous but using a mouse in my right hand? forget it. It just don't work.

Gnome 2 for me all the way.

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RE[4]: I've switched.
by boudewijn on Wed 3rd Aug 2011 18:41 in reply to "RE[3]: I've switched."
boudewijn Member since:
2006-03-05

I'm left-handed as well, and both my tablet and my mouse are on the left side of my keyboard. And you know what? I haven't got a single problem using KDE. I haven't even used systemsettings to set my mouse to the left-handed button order. I'm completely in the dark what you can be complaining about.

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RE[3]: I've Switched
by Delgarde on Wed 3rd Aug 2011 22:57 in reply to "RE[2]: I've Switched"
Delgarde Member since:
2008-08-19

I like Unity. The Windows key basically turns into an intelligent command-line opener. The big icons are nice for quickly switching between workspaces.


Gnome Shell behaves more or less the same way - hit the Windows key, type a few characters of the application (or recent file, etc), and press enter.

And yeah, I'm pretty happy with that part of it. Both Shell and Unity have things I don't like much, but application launching isn't one of them.

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