Linked by Howard Fosdick on Tue 2nd Jul 2013 21:04 UTC
Editorial Like many of you, I've been watching the big changes in user interfaces over the past few years, trying to make sense of them all. Is there a common explanation for the controversies surrounding the Windows 8 UI and Unity? Where do GNOME 3, KDE, Cinnamon, and MATE fit in? This article offers one view.
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RE[3]: Ubuntu Unity
by ndrw on Wed 3rd Jul 2013 07:53 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Ubuntu Unity"
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It's not just about convenience or user's habits, although they are also important.

My laptop has a numeric keyboard and the main keyboard and touchpad are shifted to the left. Because of that there is only one sensible place for the panel/dock - on the right side of the screen. Otherwise I would have to look at the panel all the time.

I am currently using Xfce with a fairly wide panel (plenty of space on the right anyway) configured in a "deskbar" mode.

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