← Back to team overview

unity-design team mailing list archive

Re: Session Handling -or- Stop Wasting My Time


I'm not a developer but maybe hybrid hibernate could help here out

2012/10/21 Gregory Merchan <gregory.merchan@xxxxxxxxx>

> On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 4:53 AM, Neil Broadley <scaine@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > This option existed in Gnome 2 in a tab under gnome-session-properties.
> > Didier Roche commented on its removal as a feature here :
> >
> http://www.linux-archive.org/ubuntu-desktop/478109-gnome-session-saving-dropped-natty.html
> >
> > I was aware of its existence back then, but never actually used it.
> Perhaps
> > I've been lucky, but restarting the apps I commonly use is very low-cost.
> I know. I worked on GNOME 2 in the 1.x days. It was impossible to get
> momentum on this because it is a hard problem to solve; most people
> working on GNOME never had anything like it, so they didn't know what
> they were missing or care; and some were convinced that people really
> did want everything to shutdown unable to be restored because somehow
> they couldn't do that any other way.
> I have downgraded my work habits in the last decade because I lost my
> good computer, was stuck on Windows for a few years, and came back to
> a rather hobbled version of GNOME. It was a while ago; maybe
> mainstream GNOME was already hobbled back then, but I know session
> saving never worked correctly. The point is, maybe restarting the apps
> I use now is low-cost, but it could be cheaper and I could be doing
> more.
> --
> Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~unity-design
> Post to     : unity-design@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~unity-design
> More help   : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp

Follow ups