Category Archives: usability

App centrism and document management

There’s an interesting discussion occuring on the GNOME Usability list at the moment. The topic: should file management be done using the file browser and file system, or using specialist applications each of which accesses their own files? Allan Caeg … Continue reading

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My GNOME Christmas list

Christmas is in the air! Why, only yesterday, I sat by a roaring fire, taking in the scent of pine while sinking a couple of pints of ale. Good times. It being the festive season, I’ve been thinking about what … Continue reading

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GNOME Keyboard Preferences

I tend to alternate between two keyboard layouts, which requires me to interact with GNOME’s Keyboard Preferences dialog (aka gnome-keyboard-properties). I have found setting up keyboard layout switching to be a confusing experience, however. So I recently set about doing … Continue reading

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