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Old 06-16-2011, 08:50 AM   #1
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LXer: Why Gnome, Ubuntu and the like don't understand "usability"


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LXer Feature: 16-Jun-2011Lately there has been some uproar about the 'dumbing down of interfaces'..KDE4 didn't offer the settings 3 did, Gnome dumbs everything down, and maybe Apple did the same the last decade. I couldn't tell because I never touch anything Apple, and the only time I did the software crashed and all this dumbing down for the sake of usability! However in my opinion, they are wrong. They confuse 'usability' with 'approachability'. Which leads to software which many times is not user friendly.

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