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Why Don’t Gnome Shell/Unity Become Tiling Window Managers?

I have given Gnome Shell and Unity a try. I didn’t mind them but something kept holding me back from using them in a productive manner. Both Gnome Shell and Unity want to maximize the working area by reducing the homepage clutter (no pun intended) by: removing desktop launchers, replacing them with a launcher overlay supporting maximized applications better, through default maximized modes, removal of minimize button and global menus separating the task management from the desktop by delegating it to the dock/launcher being minimalistic on the desktop I think they ought to do one more thing to really achieve their aim – become tiling window managers. [Continue]

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