Show Me That New GNOME Main Menu

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A lot of the people I have spoken to at various shows and events have wanted to see more of GNOME's new Main Menu which Novell aims to deliver with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10. The newly overhauled navigation resulted from studies in Novell's desktop usability labs. So let's take a moment to examine it.

A lot of the people I have spoken to at various shows and events have wanted to see more of GNOME's new Main Menu which Novell aims to deliver with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10. The newly overhauled navigation resulted from studies in Novell's desktop usability labs. (See BetterDesktop.org for some of the information on the findings, methods, etc.) So let's take a moment to examine it.

The menu is accessed from a single button, labelled "Computer." There is no "My Computer" on the desktop, as our testing found that newer computer users expected anything but a file system browser to come up when they clicked on the one on Windows.

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Huh?

This isn't the official Gnome Main Menu. Its Novell's implementation for Enterprise Desktop 10.

Its specific to Novell's commercial distro only.

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