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Re: [SLUG] Alternatives to Gnome3
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Alternatives to Gnome3
- From: Scott Finneran <scottfinneran@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2011 16:57:13 +1100
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On 13/11/11 08:25, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
>> I sat down and spent a lot of time with Gnome 3's classic mode,
>> and have been able to make it almost identical to my former Gnome 2 setup.
> My main problem with that route is that firstly I can't figure
> out how to enable it and second, I'm concerned that it may
> disappear in some future release.
I'm running classic mode but am pretty sure that it *is* going away at some
point in the near future (although I can't remember where I read that).
Longer term, I'm holding out hope for “MGSE” (Mint Gnome Shell Extensions). I'm
not planning on switching to Mint but hoping that it will make its way upstream
or at least be easily portable.
Worth a read: http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=1851