Analysis of the 2011 GNOME user survey results

Last year Phoronix launched the 2011 GNOME user survey, an effort I initiated to try to give a voice to GNOME users, a voice I though was sorely lacked. I knew the effort wasn't going to be accepted by GNOME developers, because through the years they have always rejected anything that resembles user feedback: surveys, polls, brainstorm, … Continue reading Analysis of the 2011 GNOME user survey results

No, GNOME doesn’t want user feedback; how I argued in favor of voting in bugzilla, and got banned as a result

I have long been an advocate for listening to the users (see this old thread in in GNOME's ml), and through the years I have discussed over and over with GNOME developers why it's important to listen to your users, and why they are barely doing it. However, that hasn't prevented me to cooperate in … Continue reading No, GNOME doesn’t want user feedback; how I argued in favor of voting in bugzilla, and got banned as a result

N9 Swipe undocumented feature; activate sane behavior

Ed Page recently blogged about his idea to improve the Swipe UI. Fortunately for him, a bunch of people and I had the same idea inside Nokia 🙂 Update: apparently this is not present in the images distributed with the Nokia N950's, it was introduced after 25-3. If you open ~/.config/mcompositor/mcompsitor.conf, you'll see a bunch … Continue reading N9 Swipe undocumented feature; activate sane behavior