One of the more popular window managers.
I tried it a long time ago. Tested very briefly. Strongly dislike because of speed issues. Didn't test for long enough to learn about the style of applications etc. I've developed a bias against Gnome in preference for KDE for reasons I can't articulate. Gnome is kinda pretty, but KDE keeps my attention.
Gnome 2 was forked and continued by a new team as MATE.
- 2009-07-16 - (version not recorded) on Foresight Linux lite-2.1.0
2009-03-17 - (version not applicable) on (distribution not applicable)
2009-07-16 - (version not recorded) ∞
I don't know what GNOME version it was.
- The resize is insane, I have to
alt-middleclick-drag, instead of the proper
alt-rightclick-drag. This is a VERY old issue.
Gnome volume control isn't very good. When clicked, I get the normal popup slider. However, if I click somewhere else on the screen the popup slider doesn't collapse.
2009-03-17 - (version not applicable) ∞
Some old notes I copied from 'patter' on forums.droplinegnome.org/viewtopic.php?=&p=35817
1. Open terminal console
gnome-keyring-daemon and set few environment parameters:
export GNOME_KEYRING_SOCKET=/tmp/keyring-ZmbY2K/socket export GNOME_KEYRING_PID=28043
3. Start dbus-daemon:
eval `dbus-launch --exit-with-session --sh-syntax`
4. Start gnome-settings-daemon in background
5. Start the Evolution