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Three different menu-applets for your gnome-desktop

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Which menu-applet is the best? I cannot possibly give an answer to this that will apply to everyones taste, but what I can do is give an overall review of the three contestants and tell you what I feel is the good, and bad, things about them.

Our first contestant is..

Gimmie

Gnome menu-applet 2Gimmie is the name of a pretty new contender in the Gnome-menu contest. It consists of four dropdown-menus:

Gimmie Menu-applet 3Linux is the menu for bookmarked folders, devices and media, printers, and computers in your network. This is also where you find “Settings” which contains everything that would normally be in the “System”-menu in the original Gnome menu-bar, like Synaptic.

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