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  1. Poll: Re: Unity to be included as part of the default desktop installation

    if they would actually contribute to Gnome, they would not need to just accept the stuff which comes from Gnome. They actually and really could influence the stuff which comes from Gnome.

    But...
  2. Poll: Re: Unity to be included as part of the default desktop installation

    one research and the used methodology is described here: http://design.canonical.com/
  3. Poll: Re: Unity to be included as part of the default desktop installation

    so... first of all, now it makes perfect sense, why Canonical does not contribute to Gnome. They were and are working on their own DE. So instead doing some influence on Gnome, being part of the big...
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    Re: Ubuntu is going backwards

    this is actually a cool post, man! Not understanding what the topic is about but of course there must be a last sentence: "if you donīt like it, go back to Windooze!"

    I have done my contributions...
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    Re: Ubuntu is going backwards

    maybe I am incorrect. But may I ask you to have a quick look on the topic of this thread? This thread is about Ubuntu going backwards. Meaning: Ubuntu once was a great operating system for the thread...
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    Re: Ubuntu is going backwards

    as written multiple times, 77 replies later it is still the same fact: on the same machine (same machine means same hardware) on which Hardy and all versions after it, until Jaunty ran like a...
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    Re: Ubuntu is going backwards

    who needs resource stats when one (myself!) can see a drawback in overall performance?

    example: I have an old PC with an AMD Athlon 1600 and 1 Gb of RAM. With Hardy I could:

    - update the system...
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    Re: Ubuntu is going backwards

    nope its just for the sake of complaining. And because it does not work for me (and lots of other people), Ubuntu is heading in exactly the right direction
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    Re: Ubuntu is going backwards

    In Debian, there is too much "freedom" included (or deleted). Meaning: firmware for wireless is not included, it is too much effort to get a Nvidia graphics cards working... etc. --> I am too lazy to...
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    Re: Ubuntu is going backwards

    I donīt know whether I complain for the sake of complaining or because the new versions of Ubuntu doesnīt work on my hardware. :)

    Maybe it is both of them...

    But as I already pointed out, in my...
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    Re: Ubuntu is going backwards

    yes, there are "some" bugs. Thatīs right. Bugs which were not there in former versions and bugs which are not there in other distros.

    Maybe there is also an issue with the definition of "runs...
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    Re: Ubuntu is going backwards

    hmm lets see...

    Laptop: Intel Dual core with 2x 2.1 Ghz, 2 Gb RAM, 250 Gb HDD, Nvidia graphics with 256 Mb RAM... Lucid is not running on it, it is actually WALKING. Slowly

    Desktop: Intel Core...
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    Re: Ubuntu is going backwards

    I also agree 100% :D

    the bad experience with Lucid made me distro-hop again. And I had a look at some distros, like Fedora (which I use now), Linux Mint, Sabayon, OpenSuse... etc.

    The most...
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    Re: Ubuntu is going backwards

    speaking of negative feedback and



    I also thought the same way a while ago. But there is something, which is really important: The reason why Ubuntu and every other distro out there exists....
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    Re: Ubuntu is going backwards

    for me, Ubuntu is also going backwards. For me it is going backwards since Karmic.

    I am using Ubuntu since 8.04. Hardy was a great system, although you needed some tweaks for some newer hardware....
  16. Re: how to change icon of logout applet

    this worked. Thanks!!

    defined a custom icon and selected "use custom icon"
  17. how to change icon of logout applet

    Hi,

    I am using now Fedora, besides Ubuntu and have a small question:

    As Fedora does not have the logout menu like in Ubuntu, just the user switcher applet, I have put the logout applet into the...
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    Re: build to order computer - where?

    thanks for the answer. System76 I know already.

    Are there also companies where you actually have a configurator, where you choose all the parts of the computer?

    not just "some sort" of...
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    build to order computer - where?

    Hi guys,

    as I have moved from Germany to the US, I am still adopting to everything over here.

    Now I would like to buy a desktop computer and I am wondering if you could recommend an internet...
  20. Poll: Re: Did you buy Windows preinstalled and just install Linux over it?

    I bought my computers without pre-installed OS. This is a Laptop and a desktop.

    In the next future I'll maybe buy a netbook and there I go for a system76, because the price for their netbook is...
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    Re: 15 Year Old Outsmarts Apple Store!

    did you all ever think about the following:

    this company sells a phone to you which is not even cheap, isn't it? And then... you want to use something which is a matter of course for the users of...
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    Re: How do you know so much about Ubuntu?

    I don't have any clue. When I need to do something, I either try if it works without configuration or I just search on the german ubuntuusers site, which is an awesome pool of knowledge.

    For...
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    Re: Ubuntu 10.10 + Gnome 3.0 ?

    KDE is no windows-lookalike. This is the issue which bothers me a little bit. Because KDE just looks like windows when you just look at the desktop. Usage-wise KDE is more different to windows than...
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    Re: Ubuntu 10.10 + Gnome 3.0 ?

    when these innovations are pointless to you, okay, your opinion. I see it from a different standpoint.
    Maybe there is a reason to replace the desktop or there is no. I think there is. Because you...
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    Re: Ubuntu 10.10 + Gnome 3.0 ?

    why should the whole opensource community stop and wait?
    Why should new stuff and innovation not happen = sitting in the mind of thousends of people?
    Because Windows is so oldfashioned and slow...
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