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Pro GTK >=2 is written for GNOME
GTK is now a GNOME project so the desktop will be compatible with the latest versions
Pro Activities overview
Grid-style app menu.
Pro Dynamic workspaces
Setting provides for effortless workspace management.
The desktop layout is not as modifiable as some other options, and certain settings require additional software (such as Gnome Tweak Tool) to reasonably modify.
Con Made for the stupid
GNOME follows the Apple Design Guidelines and reduces the whole interface to the absolute minimum, a few examples:
- GNOME hides many advanced options/settings in its interfaces
- Toolbars can't be edited
- Menubars have been removed
- Newer GTK versions remove icons inside popupmenus and menu mnemonics