[Pkg-xfce-devel] Reverting to GNOME for jessie's default desktop

Matthias Urlichs matthias at urlichs.de
Mon Aug 11 15:34:04 UTC 2014


Lennart Sorensen:
> it needs buttons on windows that people expect to see where they expect
> to see them

You mean left vs. right side? 

> Would Debian be willing to make gnome3 have different defaults than
> upstream in the interest of actually being useable to new users who are
> used to other operating systems and desktops?
People who are so afraid of new stuff to learn that they won't even figure
out how to close a window are not Gnome's (or XFCE's, for that matter)
target audience.
If you want that, install KDE and tell it to use one of the
let's-mimic-Windows/MacOS themes.

-- Matthias Urlichs

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