I hear you, man. After using a Nexus 4 for some time, switching to my G2 proved to be quite painless, except for the menu button and the long-press recent apps home button configuration. I don't understand why the keep such setting, forcing us to root in order to change it.
Knowing that KitKat offers no adaptive menu button repositioning, I guess LG should at least give us the option to change the standard layout. If not, root should be the way to go, but I don't like to be forced to do that one bit.
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