Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 24th Jan 2012 22:53 UTC, submitted by fran
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu As much as I dislike Unity, I commend the Ubuntu team and Shuttleworth for having the guts to try to innovate and bring the desktop forward (pretty much the exact same can be said of KDE4 and GNOME3). Shuttleworth has just announced yet another significant change for Ubuntu, and it's all about replacing the menu with a search interface dubbed the HUD.
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Soulbender
Member since:
2005-08-18

There are certain things in this world that have reached the peak of its state of art.


Menus with more than 10-15 items or nested more than 2 levels deep isn't one of those things.

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Jason Bourne Member since:
2007-06-02

Menus with more than 10-15 items or nested more than 2 levels deep isn't one of those things.


I don`t see your reasoning valid being a systematic make-believe easy feature, from a geeky person. Do you really think a dumb will find an specific command just by searching? May suit you and the application you are very familiar with. However, the majority of people just won`t embrace this.

I still have complaints about how awful is the Windows 7 superbar window grouping behaviour. People don`t like changes.

Edited 2012-01-27 01:15 UTC

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Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

Do you really think a dumb will find an specific command just by searching?


Say what? A dumb? A dumb person?
What makes you think it would be easier for this (dumb?) person to use a deep and hard to navigate menu tree?

However, the majority of people just won`t embrace this.


You do not speak for the majority of the people.

People don`t like changes.

That doesn't mean we, as an industry, should not innovate new things.

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ilovebeer Member since:
2011-08-08

There are certain things in this world that have reached the peak of its state of art.

Menus with more than 10-15 items or nested more than 2 levels deep isn't one of those things.

Would you mind elaborating on why you think this?

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