I don't have the time, but given how few of them are from fields that are directly relevant to the climate issue, it would be interesting to actually look at how much the remaining few have published on the issue...
Are you telling me - in all seriousness - that Unity doesn't work with a multi-head setup? How the hell can they put it as default, then?
Good thing I only run 11.10 on my laptop for now (where I switched to XFCE), so I guess I'll switch to XFCE even before upgrading my desktop, or look into E17, so thank you for the heads-up.
At Aarhus University, Denmark, most student-accessible machines run Linux anyway, and our tech staff prefer that we do as well, as most of us actually do
It does remind me, though, of someone I have bought some hardware from, from time to time. He is a long time Mac user (i.e. before OSX), as his eyesight is bordering on complete blindness, and where the older Mac OS' (as OSX, I imagine) and for some time now also Linux has built-in tools for extreme screen magnification, the Windows versions of the day would only let you select higher contrast colour schemes, unless you shelled out DKK 5,000.- (approx. $1,000,-) for a commercial solution.
I imagine that the Wins are somewhat up to speed nowadays, but the habit of buying things that should be built in appears to die hard...
...a built in, ready to activate, feature of GNOME?
Egotist: A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me. -- Ambrose Bierce