Wed Jul 04, 2012 2:40 am Post
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Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:23 am Post
AmberV wrote:Hopefully Apple keeps their cool and remembers that a computer is supposed to be a computer, but if they start mucking about in the mud I'll probably start using Linux as my primary OS again.
Thu Jul 05, 2012 1:22 am Post
I despise that interface on my Xbox.
My father-in-law and other in-laws are the biggest Mac fans on the planet, and they're loudly complaining about Lion. I'm thinking Apple will back down.
Thu Jul 05, 2012 4:22 pm Post
AmberV wrote:See that's the thing with Linux, if you don't like what KDE and Gnome do, you've got many dozens of very good options available (and thousands of dubiously useful ones, but if you know how to code you can help fix that). I always just used Sawmill as my window manager (which ended up being the primary WM for Gnome, but the vanilla version of it is better---lightning fast and extremely customisable),
That's the funny thing. I don't know many people that like how the XBox interface works. They live with it, because it is cheaper to game on one than a PC and you don't have to sit at your desk like a nerd, but it's a nightmare GUI. I don't know what possessed MS to think it would be a good idea to port that concept to PCs.
I tend to feel the same on most days. I think a lot of the push toward making Lion more like an iPad came from Jobs, and for a while that shadow will linger, but Mountain Lion hasn't made any moves toward reducing the desktop experience. The only gripe I have with it is GateKeeper.
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