Jack Wallen Likes Gnome 3 (Revisited)Posted: 5 August 2011
Jack Wallen Likes Gnome 3
I’m not so sure I do.
I ain’t no young whipper-snapper geek here, kids. Us older folks don’t like change. Wallen thinks we need to be getting away from the Win 95 taskbar/icons/Start button paradigm. I don’t. Old farts like me have a saying… “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Wallen contends that the model is broken, though.
Oh of course there will be those that say, “If it isn’t broke…” Well, I am one of those who will first claim that it is, in fact, “broke.” The current desktop that most everyone uses is klunky, kludgy, and ugly. It’s a task bar, and menus, and icons, and blah blah blah…
For the entire article at Tech Republic –> clicky.
Klunky? Kludgy? C’mon… how can anyone say that about my beautiful Slack/Xfce desktop?
Aieee! KDE 3.5 wasn’t broke either. Now KDE 4 is borked <– play on spelling. Cute, huh?
Hey! There’s no Gnome Menu on the panel. There aren’t any app icons on the panel. I can’t find my Nautilus. ARRRRRGH! It looks like a friggin’ iPad. Oh my! I guess this old geek is just going to have to get used to all this new-fangled progress stuff.
Ah… whatever happened to the good old days of Slackware 9.0 with Lynx in the CLI?
I’m outta’ here…