Bug#647970: closed by Michael Biebl <biebl at debian.org> (gnome-panel: main menu entries do not have context menu anymore)

Witold Baryluk baryluk at smp.if.uj.edu.pl
Sat Dec 10 20:07:19 UTC 2011

> Version: 3.2.1-1
> You can just drag and drop menu entries to the panel (or the desktop, if
> you have org.gnome.desktop.background show-desktop-icons enabled)

I know this. But why old method was removed? My bug was about lack
of context menu in menu, not drag and drop. IMHO context menu is
easier to use / find, and it is always better IMHO to have multiple
ways to perform tasks, so user can use one which is most convinient
to him. Also some people doesn't use drag and drop so much, so this functionality
will be in practice hidden for them. I have multiple users using
new gnome on few workstations, and I sometimes look at their desktops.
Compared to old desktops, almost nobody have activators on panel.
I asked few of them, and they said that they do not know how to add them.

Original bug report is no way closed, as I understand it is rejected.


Witold Baryluk

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