Fixing GNOME3 "regressions" in 13.1.0

Jon Nettleton jon.nettleton at
Fri Sep 21 16:19:49 EDT 2012

On Sep 21, 2012 10:11 PM, "Martin Langhoff" <martin.langhoff at>
> On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 3:46 PM, Daniel Drake <dsd at> wrote:
> > Its not really clear what they want on that ticket. If they just want
> > the nautilus-driven desktop back, its easily doable.
> I believe that that's what they want. Others have definitely
> complained about the regressions (or "lockdown") of our GNOME desktop.
> I also observe that "how do I return to Sugar?" used to be visibly
> obvious, and now it is fairly hidden.
> > But its not clear to me if we want to do that by default (is that what
> > you are suggesting?).
> Yes, that's what I am proposing, and yes, I think we want it.
> We will also need to tweak the height of top and bottom bar (and of
> the buttons therein) to make them useful in a Touch UI.

Does it make sense to use some of the tweaks that Ubuntu used for their old
netbook ui? Having "touchable" panels top and bottom is really goin to use
up valuable screen space. Probably a top panel with buttons for each open
app would make better use of screen real estate.

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