On Sat, Apr 9, 2011 at 12:43 AM, Sean McNamara <smc...@gmail.com> wrote: > As a long time Gnome2 user (and prior to that Windows), I agree that > not having the Windows-style "taskbar" is rather jarring for someone > used to having it. Changing between windows in Unity is a mystery, and > if you are running more than 2 applications it becomes unmanageable > and takes way too much time for multi-taskers.
> The answer to this question is a function of the user's screen > resolution / number of monitors. For a small screen single-monitor > setup, the answer is probably "Yes, the strengths shine quite well". > For workstations with large wide-screens or multi-monitor, the answer > is probably "No, the weaknesses are overwhelmingly bad". Having used Unity all cycle with multiple monitors and apps I find this feedback surprising. I was going to go point by point addressing how multitasking works in Unity, but instead I made a video of how I use it to highlight my points. If anything to me Unity feels like GNOME 2.x multitasking on steroids: Web: http://castrojo.blip.tv/file/4997614/ Download: http://blip.tv/file/get/Castrojo-HowIMultitaskInUnity835.ogv -- ubuntu-desktop mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-desktop