Paradigm shift going from Gnome2 to Gnome3

Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak mjc at
Fri Jul 8 17:03:04 UTC 2011

> BTW, I've been using linux as my primary desktop for over 10 years.
> Gnome3 is ill suited to the work I have to do.  Can someone explain to
> me the advantage of not being able to minimize an application ?  It's
> not workable.

You can still minimize apps - right-click on the title bar, and click 
"minimize". (Or use the tweak tool to re-enable the buttons.)

However, I use the mouse-swoosh to switch between active windows. It is 
quite workable, for me, and after a while it seems quite natural. I 
don't find that it takes any more effort than gnome2-style minimizing 
and panel-clicking - less, actually.

But, use whatever works for you!

- Mike

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