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Re: No, I don't want to maximize my window

From: Joe Wulf <joe_wulf_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Oct 12 2011 - 14:04:25 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

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_courier-mta.com> >To: Community support for Fedora users <users_at_lists.fedoraproject.org> >Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 6:15 PM >Subject: Re: No, I don't want to maximize my window > >Dokuro writes: > >> I like this behavior, is like having a dual head!. >> And I saw it first on Linux Mint 11, with Gnome 2... >> so the windows rant is just plain stupid >> >> It seems you do not move the windows with alt... > >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. > > > >-- >users mailing list >users_at_lists.fedoraproject.org >To unsubscribe or change subscription options: >https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/users >Guidelines: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Mailing_list_guidelines > > >

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