On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 2:25 AM, Nicu Buculei <nicu_fedora(a)nicubunu.ro> wrote:
On 09/10/2010 03:40 AM, Chris Jones wrote:
> There's no doubt whether we like it or not, the Gnome-Shell will be
> implemented as the replacement and default desktop environment for
> Fedora including its Spin Desktops, somewhere along the line.
> Personally, I'm no fan of the Gnome-Shell (Gnome 3), hence my own
> complete migration to the KDE4 desktop environment in the previous
> I am curious as to how Gnome-Shell is going to affect the Spins? ie.
> Design Suite Spin.
> Will it affect performance and productivity?
> And how much control do we have in blocking it for a desktop spin?
> And should we be blocking it?
Gnome-Shell is part of GNOME 3 which was postponed (at least) until the
next spring, so I expect our Design Suite to default to the classic
panel in F14.
That's what I heard, too. We should be good here.
> Inkscape desktop icon:
> I am not happy with the current process of having a Inkscape icon and
> link on the desktop upon a fresh install of the Design Suite Spin.
> To me, it simply does not make sense and poses more questions that what
> it answers.
> It's easy enough to remove using the kickstart config. But before I go
> and do that, I require the opinions of others.
-1 to having application icons on the desktop, they are in the menu and
if the users want them on the desktop, it is trivial.
I added this icon in the first place to enable people to access
further resources. I feel that Mo's introduction of Inkscape to
students is a resource we should link to (for those who don't know:
I'd like to see us expanding that - whether these links should be on
the desktop or in the browser or some other place is certainly
debatable, though. :)