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Re: GNOME 3.0 on a Live CD - New Release

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____/ Sinister Midget on Friday 26 Aug 2011 04:22 : \____

> On 2011-08-25, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
>> ____/ Sinister Midget on Thursday 25 Aug 2011 12:15 : \____
>>> On 2011-08-24, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
>>>> GNOME 3.0 Live image release 1.5.0 available
>>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>>| I just push a new GNOME 3.0 live image labelled as 1.5.0 (yes, I
>>>>| forgot to push 1.4.0 after I built it, so we are at 1.5.0 now ;)
>>>> `----
>>>> http://blog.crozat.net/2011/08/gnome-30-live-image-release-150.html
>>> I'm going to try that to see if the hubbub over the changes made in
>>> version 3 is warranted. I don't expect I'll become a user of it either
>>> way, but it's always nice to see what's happening.
>> GNOME 2.30 was surprisingly good when I last used it for a week. How bad
>> can GNOME Shell possibly be?p
> I didn't spend much time on it. I'll play some more later. So far it
> reminds me too much of the latest Ubuntu (which I don't like) and all
> of the netbook-launcher things that I avoid and/or uninstall.
> I'll play some more another time. Maybe it will grow on me a little,
> but probably not. I really don't like windows that take over the whole
> desktop and huge icons staring at me on the desktop in place of a menu
> on the side. But there may be some customizations that will make it
> less annoying/more useful.

Menus don't matter much. It's the applications that count. You can launch those
with keyboard accelerators. 

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