The only things that keep me from absolutely loving Gnome are as follows:
1. No dash to dock built in to the DE (there isn't even a toggle in settings)
2. Window snapping only does 1/2 of the screen, there is no 1/4 screen snapping
3. Gnome is betting hard on convergence and refuse to change, even though everybody wants this stuff to be fixed (Mobile Linux won't be a thing if you can't fix the desktop)
Have you ever heard of intelligent auto hide?
Even if that didn't exist, it shouldn't be a reason not to have it at least included with a toggle in settings.
Everybody is used to a dock too. Here's what has a dock:
Basically every other desktop environment
Even an iPad has a dock!
Not having a dock is mobile phone design, but shoved unceremoniously onto a desktop.
@Linux_in_a_Bit I guess you're free to use an extension. I just use the keyboard, I have no use for a dock.
Most distros that use Gnome include a dock as well for the very reason that everybody is used to it, but they're all done with hack-y Gnome extensions and I know if Gnome themselves implemented it, it would be a lot more polished!
That's all I want from Gnome to be honest, because otherwise it's my perfect desktop.
@Linux_in_a_Bit Gnome devs have refused to listen to the community time and time again, they prefer to have their own vision of how their own product should be used. I don't necessarily see this as a bad thing.
@Linux_in_a_Bit@linuxrocks.online For the window snapping thing, you should get this from Extension Manager. It's very good
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