greywalk wrote:When I run Cinnamon (and Unity) I cannot get rid of the feeling that both the DEs are kind of outdated in terms of style. In short - they just look like XFCE - outdated. Gnome Shell leaves an impression of being stylish and modern, with all that transparency, neat borders and scroll, etc..
fraxinus_63 wrote:I always need to lots of programmes and windows running concurrently, so the "distraction-free" model of computer use upon which Gnome 3 is apparently based is never going to work for me.
MartyMint wrote:Some people want seizure-inducing flashing lights and whizzing smears...
...the rest of us just want an OS that gets out of the way so we can get real work done.
I don't need spinning cubes and throbbing transparencies to compare spreadsheets or monitor top info in an open terminal.
MartyMint wrote:Please don't full-screen my apps, or crowd out my open windows.
Try demuxing .TS video with ProjectX , with an instance of GIMP open while viewing a YouTube tutorial on Unity or Gnome. You'll want to throw yourself off a bridge.
InkKnife wrote:The two main Mint Desktops, Cinnamon and MATE are fundamentally conservative designs that aim for a certain understated elegance, not a gaudy full screen display.
I find Gnome3 to be way, way too up in my face. I find Cinnamon to be a more peaceful companion.
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