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Ubuntu Netbook Remix - User Interface Pro/Am Opinions

Jun 25, 2009, 15:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by J.A. Watson)

"The UNR desktop is divided into three sections. The left section contains what is essentially the Gnome "Applications" and "System" menus, spread out so that they are immediately visible. For new users, this makes it much more obvious where things are located, and on the small screens of the netbook systems that UNR is intended for, it makes the entire menu system more readable."

"The center section of the desktop shows the contents of whatever menu section is selected. Initially after boot or login, that is a new section called "Favorites", which is roughly equivalent to launchers on the Gnome panel. By default this contains obvious things like Firefox, Evolution, Cheese, Pidgin and of course Help."

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