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[Discuss] Gnome Shell menubar compared to Ubuntu Unity?

On 11/16/2012 6:18 PM, John Abreau wrote:
> I just tried installing Ubuntu 12.10 on my Windows 7 laptop using WUBI,
> and after googling for focus-follows-mouse, I found instructions that
> suggested also uninstalling appmenu-*.
> When I gave that a try, after logging out and logging in again, it put the
> menus back into the individual apps, which is what I prefer. I'm very happy
> to see this option!
> Is this possible with Gnome Shell on Fedora 17? If it were, I would find it
> a *huge* usability improvement!

What you're describing is a Unity thing, not a Gnome Shell thing.  Gnome
Shell does not do that obnoxious Apple-ish behavior with window menus...

Short answer: yes, you get sane window menus on Fedora 17 by default.


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