GNOME3 and au revoir WAS: systemd: please stop trying to take over the world :)

Vít Ondruch vondruch at
Fri Jun 17 11:02:55 UTC 2011

Dne 17.6.2011 12:29, Ralf Corsepius napsal(a):
> On 06/17/2011 12:16 PM, Vít Ondruch wrote:
>> Dne 17.6.2011 11:57, Henrik Wejdmark napsal(a):
>> It is useful when you are looking for something and you don't know what
>> exactly it is. In that case, it is much much better then the previous
>> menus, because you have nice overview on one page and moreover you have
>> the possibility to filter by groups for example.
> I disgree.
> With F14/gnome2 you clicked on "Applications", then moved the mouse down
> the menu and navigated through the submenues by hovering the cursor over
> them. When doing so, you were presented tooltips outlining the purpose
> of the apps. All this required the mouse/trackpad to move for only very
> small distances.
> With F15/gnome3 you are presented a pane of icons with
> non-self-explanatory names, stretched over many screen, no tooltips, etc.
> The distances a mouse had to move are much longer than they used to be.
> The symbol-grounding issues (Which group might the app I am searching
> for be classified under?) is basically the same in both approaches.
> Ralf

Well if you don't know what you have installed in your computer, and 
especially if you have installed everything, because one cannot know 
when you will need it, and you have no keyboard, no mouse, no 
touchscreen, just crappy touchpad, then I agree and I am sorry, no 
modern DE can work for you.


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