Steven Haigh netwiz at
Mon Feb 28 03:48:25 UTC 2011

 On Sun, 27 Feb 2011 22:14:08 -0500, Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
> On 02/27/2011 06:49 PM, Mike Chambers wrote:
>> Soo, where is the weather applet, and others that I might want to 
>> view?
>> Or where/how do I add a applet type thing so weather is viewable at
>> least on the desktop or something and seen rather easily?
> Interesting thread.  I'm having fun finding ways to do the same 
> things
> under "the shell" as I did with panels.  I put all of the missing
> widgets on the desktop (most of them anyway, those that allow placing 
> on
> the panel) and then just call them up in a gnome-terminal.
> "The shell" takes some getting used to and us OldFarts don't take 
> well
> to change, but I am finding that the more I use it, the more I
> understand the thinking that went into the design and the easier it 
> is
> becoming to use.
> Just need it to settle down and not break when updates are applied.
> Bugs have been submitted.
> BTW, what happened to wobbly windows?  Was that someone else?

 I think the bit that bugs me the most about gnome-shell is that if 
 applications have a long title, you can't tell what the apps is. ie 
 LibreOffice... by however many icons. I have to know what the icon 
 colour is for what app I want to launch :\

 Steven Haigh
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