Fedora - time to blink

Antonio Olivares olivares14031 at yahoo.com
Sat Nov 26 21:58:10 UTC 2011

> > Some folks saw this coming!  Turns out that now
> other desktops are following suit to TabletLand, 
> > even windows 8 :(  The traditional desktop is
> apparently dying :( 
> and this is simply dumb
> the count of smartphones/tablets may become higher
> but his is only a number which does not matter
> why?
> because most of the smartphone/tablet users are using
> a traditional computer too
> because a tblaet NEVER can replace those thounsands of
> workstations
> out there where the users MUCH more doing than read mails
> and look
> at some websites
> some developers are thinking "it's new, it's cool, the
> others do not bother me"
> well, they can do so
> but this will nothing change in the fact that POWER-USERS
> will always use
> a classical desktop, that most computers in professional
> environments will
> always need keyboads and a classical desktop
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I hear you :)  I am with you, but sadly the desktop creators/maintainers/coders are going with it :(  
I even saw a guy on TV stating that there was no need for keyboards or mice anymore 

I can't seem to find a video that illustrates this, but this is a similar idea/technology:


In Windows 8 Preview, the desktop changes like for a tablet and one has to go to the registry to enable the old desktop see:


All these changing in the ***blink*** of a eye!



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