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Re: debian mate

On Nov 23, 2012, at 12:41 AM, Svante Signell <svante.signell@telia.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 2012-11-22 at 23:51 +0100, Stefano Karapetsas wrote:
>>> GNOME Classic is just as featureful and usable as GNOME Shell,
>>> which makes it very suitable for a default desktop on non-3D machines.
>> But GNOME Fallback is going to be dropped soon. And the next GNOME 
>> release, also if it will support a classic session with extensions, is 
>> not suitable in old or low level machines, for example.
> FYI: Some kind of classic support also for 3.8+
> http://tech.slashdot.org/story/12/11/22/1411201/gnome-3-to-support-a-classic-mode-of-sorts
> http://lwn.net/Articles/526082/.363.138.camel@hp.my.own.domain

Yes, that's what Stefano was talking about when he said GNOME Classic through extensions.

In any case, that's not really going to help. GNOME3 is still way to different from GNOME2 for the average joe. People just want to get work done and not play around with their desktop. It has to be at least unobstrusive as possible.



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