felis_silvestris wrote:I'm not aware of any way to select a virtual desktop from the side panel without going through the process of shrinking the active window, selecting the desktop I want to change over to, then expanding that window, which gets pretty tiresome after a while, as does zooming in and out of the different windows if I pile all three into a single virtual desktop: I just want to move swiftly and cleanly between different windows, all running maximised.
felis_silvestris wrote:I'd be very tempted to adopt KDE, if only there wasn't that cashew thing, lurking like some throbbing orangey-yellow spider, in the top corner of the screen ...
nelz wrote:felis_silvestris wrote:I'd be very tempted to adopt KDE, if only there wasn't that cashew thing, lurking like some throbbing orangey-yellow spider, in the top corner of the screen ...
You could move it to the bottom
SpecialStuff wrote:I'm currently using Gnome 3 on Opensuse after trying the live disc, and I am completely in love with it. Just finding it very easy to use and fun. I too had never used virtual desktops before, but here now they make sense to me without the 3D cube in the way. I never did care much for the cube. Looks great in screenshots, but was never practical to me. Having to press two keys and a mouse to move it was crazy. I much prefer the way it's set up in Gnome 3. A quick *swish* of the mouse and it's all there. I love the new desktop recording tool too. Brilliant that they put that in as a default plaything in Gnome 3.
It's inevitable there'll be a load of complaints at first, but I suspect that once it's had time to settle, people will begin to see how great it really is.
Kudos to Opensuse too for a brilliant implementation of it so quickly too. Not had any real issues with it at all, which is a real testament to the devs there, and it was a doddle to install. Magic.
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