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Re: Is OpenUsability something for Emacs?

From: David Hansen
Subject: Re: Is OpenUsability something for Emacs?
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 00:22:39 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sun, 20 Aug 2006 10:37:55 +0200 Lennart Borgman wrote:

> Richard Stallman wrote:
>>     There is a web site for usability,
>> http://openusability.org/, which     welcomes open source
>> projects.
>> We don't want to refer to any GNU software as "open source",
>> or encourage others to do so.  Could we ask for help thru this site
>> without doing so?
> I do not know. I just stambled on the site and thought that
> it was a good idea. I think I was a bit triggered. Just a
> week ago I installed Ubuntu GNU/Linux to give it a try
> again. Ubuntu uses GNOME as its default desktop. To my
> surprise I could not use the keyboard to navigate the "start
> menu". I had no mouse attached to that computer ...

Then probably gnome is not the best "desktop" for you
anyway.  Try some keyboard friendly Window Manager
(e.g. ratpoison, ion or, if you prefer "classic" management
of windows, fvwm).  There are lots of free window managers


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