> Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2011 21:36:02 +0200
> Subject: Re: GNOME 3 from Fedora user's perpective - request for changes
> From: mailingdotlist gmail com
> To: gnome-shell-list gnome org
> On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 6:49 PM, Sriram Ramkrishna <sri ramkrishna me> wrote:
> > Sure, and that's not unexpected. People deal with change in different
> > ways. But if you want to innovate you have to break old methods. Try it
> > for a week. Don't base your opinions on what others are saying, see it for
> > yourself. Kick the tires and take it for a spin.
> I tried it and it just doesn't work for me. Now I need to take 3 steps
> for basic tasks that needed 2 step before. When I want to start an
> application I need to go to the activities , click on programs and
> select the program I want to launch (3 clicks). Or remember the name
> of each program I have installed and search for it. With Gnome2 I go
> I look up my application via the Gnome menu (2 clicks).
How is it only 2 clicks?
applications/places/system > category > application
that's three clicks
> * Multitasking has become more difficult:
> -I can't launch a program and do something else at the same time
> -I can't get an quick overview of my running programs while doing
> something else
> * I find the pop-ups at the bottom distracting
> * Because the panel is fixed to the top position Citrix ICA client
> won't work anymore
> I have used Gnome for years but Gnome 3 has me searching for alternatives.
> 1) Replace the Activities in the top left corner with a regular Gnome menu.
> 2) Show running programs in the panel
How about a solution that isn't just "put it back how it was"?