On Wed, Apr 03, 2013 at 11:11:16PM -0700, Leslie S Satenstein wrote:
With Fedora 19, Gnome 4.x it takes 7 mouse clicks. By the way, with
Cinnamon, it is 1 mouse click to open the menu, then slide to the
Worth noting that it's very search focused and therefore keyboard friendly.
Hit the overview key (probably has a windows logo on it; hey, at least the
picture makes sense now), start typing the name of your program, and hit
enter when you've got enough to be specific (or mouse when it shows up).
Zero clicks. :)
This is gnome 3.7 (future 3.8), not 4.x, by the way.
languages are right to left). Therefore it made better sense to have
favourites bar and the workspace selection on the right side of the
desktop presentation. Why do we have to slide from extreme top left to
extreme right to select an alternate workspace. Ergonomical design and how
people use the computer to generate output would indicate that there is
much to do to improve Gnome.
I agree that the "extreme slide" you describe here makes workspaces hard to
This extension helps, by making the workspaces already expanded so you don't
need to go all the way to the edge -- I think it particularly makes sense
with today's typical wide-screen monitors.
Unfortunately, not updated to 3.7 yet.
Particularly if you get in the habit of using the key to activate the
overview rather than the hot corner in the top right, problem mostly solved.
(I'm still looking for an extension to make the entire top of the screen
activate the overview....)
Matthew Miller ☁☁☁ Fedora Cloud Architect ☁☁☁ <mattdm(a)fedoraproject.org>