No, I don't want to maximize my window

Alessandro Brezzi alessandro.brezzi at
Wed Oct 12 15:35:31 UTC 2011

2011/10/12 Joe Wulf <joe_wulf at>

> I second what Sam has said.
> GNOME3 has generated some backlash with its way of working---and not been
> clearly/fully documented such that the preponderance of users can 'get it'.
> R,
> -Joe
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Sam Varshavchik <mrsam at>
> *To:* Community support for Fedora users <users at>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, October 11, 2011 6:15 PM
> *Subject:* Re: No, I don't want to maximize my window
> If you want this new UI behavior, that's fine, and I could even deal with
> it being the default desktop configuration, requiring me to turn it off
> somewhere.
> But just forcibly enabling it, by default, and giving me no visible
> configuration setting to turn it off, anywhere, and forcing me to root
> around with gconf-editor – this is just rude.
> Or, perhaps all the missing UI configuration settings: this one, focus
> autoraise, and others – perhaps there just wasn't enough time to add the UI
> for these settings, and Gnome 3 replaced Gnome 2 before it was fully cooked.
> Whatever the case may be, I just hope that the “we know best, so here's the
> UI and you're going to like it, because we do, and you won't have any
> alternatives” meme will not survive.
in my opinion, Larry is right : the question must be addressed to the Gnome
dev team. But, as long time Fedora / RedHat user, I must agree with Sam :
Fedora *MUST* be filled by default with all the gnome-shell* / gconf* stuff.
To much time spent looking around to customize my desktop

Alessandro Brezzi
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