Re: Debian desktop news

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On Thu, Aug 09, 2012 at 07:37:25AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Thursday 09 August 2012 07:34:50 david did opine:
> 
> > On 08/09/2012 01:08 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > On Thursday 09 August 2012 07:07:23 david did opine:
> > >> Debian is dropping GNOME3 as their default desktop environment, and
> > >> going with XFCE. Why? Because they can't fit Debian+GNOME3 onto a
> > >> single CD.
> > > 
> > > I'll bet it would fit, if they would just remove all the code that is
> > > in there just to nanny us.
> > 
> > But then it wouldn't be GNOME3, would it? ;-)
> 
> Gnome4 maybe?  Surely that would be worthy of a higher version number, 
> indicating real progress.
> 

I think they were trying to make Linux look like an iPad. Apps! Huge, clicky touchscreen buttons! Meh.

I upgraded my 11-year-old daughter's laptop to Wheezy, and she loves the new Gnome. Go figure.

I'm perfectly happy with ion3, thankyouverymuch, though xmonad looks pretty good too.

-ken
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