What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Mon Jan 24 18:12:52 UTC 2011

On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 6:06 PM, Bill Nottingham <notting at redhat.com> wrote:
> Peter Robinson (pbrobinson at gmail.com) said:
>> >> > gnome-shell should not end up being a space problem, if it is you'd be
>> >> > worried where the user is supposed to store his/here data ...
>> >>
>> >> On something like an XO-1 where it only has 1gb of storage anything
>> >> extra removes space for user data. And you could have a different
>> >> device for /home anyway
>> >
>> > An XO-1 is a special-purpose device that is probably best served by a
>> > special-purpose OS in any case, IMO.
>> we've had that discussion, please go and read back through the list archives.
> Sure, but compare the space used by gnome-shell + mutter, vs the space
> used by xorg-x11-drivers and its dependencies, or all the other kernel
> modules that don't serve a purpose on a hardware platform like XO.

Yes, I agree wholeheartedly, but that's not what I'm asking for. I'm
asking that gnome 2 desktop, that works very well in the non 3D
desktop space like the XO, not to be coupled with gnome-shell / gnome
3 dependencies :-) nothing more than that.


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