Gnome configuration [Was: Re: +1 vote]
Horst H. von Brand
vonbrand at inf.utfsm.cl
Thu Jan 25 12:59:43 UTC 2007
Dr. Diesel <dr.diesel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/24/07, Miles Lane <miles.lane at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 1/24/07, Dr. Diesel <dr.diesel at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > For the old Preferences and Administration menus! New control panel
> > > reminds me of Suse, yuck!
> > Hmm.
> > The new control panel seems more reminiscent of Windows, and that's okay
> > with me. KDE's preferences sprawl is vast and convoluted. The new Gnome
> > control panel seems pretty tame by comparison. It basically is just putting
> > stuff that was in the preferences menu hierarchy and sticking it into a
> > browsing window. I don't see the harm there. Of course, these sort of
> > issues tend to bring out a lot of strong and differing opinions. That's
> > probably why the Windows control panel can be displayed in a variety of
> > layouts XP version, and "classic" (list, icons, details).
> The menu based system was cleaner, faster, required less movement and
> clicking of the mouse!
Yes, it is annoying to wait out the launch of yet another large application
just to tweak something. A definite regressin in my book.
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