On Mon, 2007-12-17 at 01:57 +0000, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
On 16/12/2007, Stewart Adam <s.adam(a)diffingo.com> wrote:
> As well, I've got 29 applications listed under 'System Tools'. I
> understand that not everyone does because it obviously depends on which
> packages you have installed, but many entries do similar tasks
> (Terminal, Konsole, Konsole Super User Mode). A lot of space could be
> saved by putting them into a submenu.
Related to this is something that is currently driving me utterly
crazy with F-8 (not sure if this has changed in rawhide) - why do we
Application->System Tools and
Most users will not understand the distinction (if indeed there even
is one). This is in pretty bad need of being rationalised.
For example, one that always catches me out is the SElinux management
stuff - it used to be under System->Administration, but is now under
Yup, it's been moved to System Tools. This is one of the reasons I
mentioned submenus as an interesting solution, as under System Tools or
Administration if ther was "Security" menu firewall, SELinux, and
password related programs could be placed under it.
I agree with what Jeff mentioned earlier, creating default for all
installs is hard. Creating too many becomes redundant as well. Although
grouping 5+ entries may be of value IMHO (The PulseAudio tools come to
mind here as well).