We are UI-shamed for liking menu bars, status bars, drop-down menus, static menu items with shortcut hints, wide scrollbars with arrows (stepper), window borders, window title bars, checkboxes that look like checkboxes, radio buttons that are either on or off, and a main desktop menu at the bottom along with a panel, task bar, and system tray.Why do desktop environments increasingly degrade the desktop UX that once used to be straightforward and “common sense”? Is there a secret plan to cripple the desktop experience by infecting it with less suitable UX concepts invented for mobile phones?
Make. It. Simple. Linux Desktop Usability — Part 1
https://medium.com/@probonopd/make-it-s ... a0fb369b42
There was an interesting section describing how the hamburger is not new, but actually was created in 1981 for the Xerox Star.
I really don't need or want my Desktop's desktop to look like my Phone's desktop.
If there isn't an RSS feed, I sometimes use lynx -dump to view just text news sometimes to eliminate the noise. This is a welcomed return: Text-only news sites are slowly making a comeback..