Gentle People:

I hate to interrupt your Fedora 26 party, but well here goes a dose of reality from the

1) First of all F26's performance is very poor. its a CPU hog and DRAM ! I installed F26 in a Virtual Box (VBox) on a two processor machine and it is so slow that it is barely usable. In the _same environment_ CentOS performs with quite excellent performance. You have a massive performance problem here!

2) Your new menu system is a joke. I use the system for application code development so I want Text Editor windows and shells. Why did you hide these in the basement and the very bottom of the menu system? Also your menus are slow and cumbersome. What was wrong with the previous menu system? Is this simply
change for the sake of change? Have your group been taken over by Marketing?

3) Look and feel. Why in the name of hell did you want this look and feel? I use Linux for application code development. I want Text Editors, shell Windows, gcc, gdb , and ddd. Why are all the engineering tools hidden?
If I wanted the look and feel of Windows I would buy windows!

4) Text Editor: Go back to the old one it works way better!

5) Your new Services configuration is a blithering disaster! Please bring back the configuration GUIs for Services and Users. Keep in mind here I am not a Linux System administrator! I am a user! I perform a complex configuration of user and group numbers to maintain NFS compatibility with Solaris.
This configuration is difficult even with the GUIs, without them forget it.

6) Cut and paste: I don't know what you did to that! (Well it use to work)! P.S. Solaris has a great User I/F
GUI for cut and paste.

6) Yum and rpm: Please print to the screen the directories where S/W is installed. So that I don't have to
waste time going looking for it.

7) Convenience: STOP CHANGING THE CONFIGURATION INTERFACES. Every time you change the configuration methodology we the users have to waste hours and even days learning the new configuration methodology.

8) Are you on drugs? What in the hell gave you the insane idea that a command line interface for configuration
was some how better that a GUI?

Please consider carefully the possibility that you are going in the wrong direction!

Overall I continue to be disappointed in Fedora and thank heavens for CentOS.

Thomas Dineen

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