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[Discuss] Gnome Shell menubar compared to Ubuntu Unity?

I'll have to try it again. I had given up in frustration and switched to xfce
a while back, and stuck with xfce when I upgraded to 17.

On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 7:36 AM, Jerry Feldman <gaf at> wrote:
> On 11/16/2012 06:43 PM, Matthew Gillen wrote:
>> 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.
> I can confirm that on Fedora 17 I have focus follows mouse with
> auto_raise. This is configurable via the gconf editor.
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