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Old 10-04-2011, 11:48 AM
Genes MailLists
 
Default FC15 Upgrade Gnome Issue Dell Inspiron => Make Gnome a tablet spin

On 10/04/2011 02:35 AM, Joe Zeff wrote:
> On 10/03/2011 08:08 PM, Genes MailLists wrote:
>> Gnome Shell - a tablet/phone like window system - won't run without
>> decent 3D support - if 3D graphics not available it drops down to
>> simpler interface. For some reason its the default DE on F15 even if not
>> on a tablet PC.
>
> Gnome Shell is the default WM for Gnome 3, and Fedora is Gnome-centric.
> This being so, what other DE would you expect to be the default?

I think polling the users might be interesting - indeed a tablet GUI
is great to have and I'm all for it ... for tablets .. not the default,
since most, if not all, fedora users have laptops, servers, or desktops.
Servers need a robust non-GUI so not important for DE question.

I'd pick KDE - many folks like XFCE .. KDE is a little more modern
and its quite configurable (as is XFCE), which is something most who are
responsible for managing computers strongly favor.

I suggest we switch the Gnome shell to a tablet spin - though Android
may be a tough competitor if RH hopes to commercialize it.

gene



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Old 10-04-2011, 02:06 PM
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Default FC15 Upgrade Gnome Issue Dell Inspiron => Make Gnome a tablet spin

On Tue, 2011-10-04 at 07:48 -0400, Genes MailLists wrote:
> I suggest we switch the Gnome shell to a tablet spin

And call the spin, "the bitter pill."

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Old 10-04-2011, 05:08 PM
Joe Zeff
 
Default FC15 Upgrade Gnome Issue Dell Inspiron => Make Gnome a tablet spin

On 10/04/2011 04:48 AM, Genes MailLists wrote:
> I suggest we switch the Gnome shell to a tablet spin - though Android
> may be a tough competitor if RH hopes to commercialize it.

That's an interesting idea, but this isn't the right place for it. I
know that there are several lists for the Fedora devs, and one of them
would probably be more appropriate because you'd be writing to people
who actually have some control over that.

Personally, I'd like to see Fedora move to XFCE for two reasons: I use
it and, more important, I think it's about time there was a major distro
built around it.
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