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Aug 28, 2010, 03:06 (2 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Maurice for this link. ]

"I've been using gnome for a long time. Lately the interface started to work on my nerves, this is mainly because of the gnome-panels functionality with running programs.

"Let me explain….

"I'm using dual screen for both work and personal use. I've used the gnome-panel (which has similar functionality to Windows) on both screens to track the programs that run. I really loved the fact the the running programs of the second screen, actually are on the second gnome-panel taskbar. This gives a less bloated main taskbar. After using this setup for a while, I started noticing i'm very restless while working with this setup. This is due to the fact I got very distracted by all the panels and information within. I stopped getting a fast overview of all the applications i'm running, even when using a fixed workspace layout I can remember. Thus I started to get chaotic. I'll try to give you an example:"

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