JP Vossen on 1 Dec 2012 12:14:43 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Cinnamon desktop?

Date: Sat, 01 Dec 2012 08:33:39 -0500
From: Amul Shah <>

The thing I like is that pressing the windows key brings up the
> application launcher and then all I have to do is type the binary
> that I want.

Yeah Cinnamon does that too. That's what I meant by "it combines the best of both worlds with menu discovery and typing speed." See the screen-shots at or

(And I don't care what you Mac people say, I hate the Mac GUI.)

JP, there is no accounting for taste. ;) Gnome2 always looked like a
poor copy of early Mac OS with start menu in the top left.

Wow, I'd forgotten about that. I see your point, but I'm not sure I'd agree fully, but I also can't really explain why. As you say, there's no accounting for taste. :-)

Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2012 08:50:59 -0500
From: Michael Lazin <>

I used to totally hate Unity, but I love Ubuntu.  I have to say that Unity
has grown on me, and I don't think it is nearly as bad as I first thought
it was.

Yeah, it grew on me too, for certain form-factors, uses and users.

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