View Full Version : [other] gnome vision?

April 4th, 2010, 06:35 PM
I just installed kde 4.4.2 and i realized that it has a lot of features with an improved performance. It feels like kde 4 has a vision that gnome don't have: the future desktop.

The Gnome Project has any plans for the future?, because despite its stability , looks stuck in the past

Silent Warrior
April 4th, 2010, 08:34 PM
Well, there's Gnome Shell/Gnome 3, all in development and the like. Have you checked out gnome.org?

April 4th, 2010, 11:02 PM
Thanks! i didn't notice that the project already exist. But i saw the cooncept and i still think that the gnome3 project is, at least, 2 years too late . Gnome will be using the gtk+ libraries still?

I'd installed the gnome-shell for testing but it runs too slow. Do i need some kind of tweak on my Xorg instalation?. I'm using a nvidia card.

Silent Warrior
April 5th, 2010, 08:55 AM
Well, as you said: "For testing". They probably have some debugging features enabled that slow you down. Either way, I'm sure it'll be further optimised as time passes.

April 5th, 2010, 09:18 AM
The Gnome Shell is getting much better, try installing the GIT snapshot by running this command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/testing && sudo aptitude update && sudo aptitude install gnome-shell

Then press alt+f2 run this command to start it:

gnome-shell -r

To exit Gnome Shell, press alt+f2 and type:


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