Starting applications in Gnome.
Launching favourite application
Gnome2: 1) click on a favourite icon on the panel
Gnome3: 1) go to top left corner, 2) click on a favourite icon on the launcher
Launching other applications eg. in Internet section
Gnome2: 1) click on Application, 2) Click Internet, 3) launch the application
Gnome3: 1) go to top left corner, 2) click the Application button, 4) wait few seconds (on 3GHz CPU with NVIDIA) so the application icons will show. 4) go from top left corner to far right edge of the screen, 5) Click Internet, 6) wait for icons to show, 7) launch the application