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Killing the Desktop Metaphor with GNOME

Jul 23, 2008, 15:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jean-François Fortin Tam)

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"Oh yes. Here comes the time where I shamelessly plug a shameful GNOME usability bug that has seemingly gone unnoticed for years. GNOME's text readability on the desktop is very poor, to put it nicely. Unless you use dark, low contrast wallpapers like I was forced to for the past few years. This is Bug 317764. As much as I am an obvious GNOME lover, KDE, Mac OS and even Windows XP do better in this regard. I mean, can you really read these icons' labels easily"

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