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I like to keep my system as beautiful as possible. KDE was really awesome. I tried gnome also. it's like just an old movie. I know that, we can get good looks for gnome also. but it is waste of time. by default KDE giving nice features.
Distribution: ArchLinux / Source Mage GNU Linux (test branch) / openSUSE
Originally Posted by DoogieHowser
kde4 gives me diarrhea from just looking at it.
What an intelligent comment. It implies that you do not posses the ability to change a default theme. Or, conversely, you are weaker than average people, been unable to confront a simple and easy desktop theme. Very sad for a public confession...
I used to prefer to use KDE (I grew up with a lot of "KDE" distros...Mandrake, Mandriva, dabbled in PCLinuxOS, when I installed Gentoo, I got KDE)...but when I got into Linux Mint, I really got into gnome.
And when KDE 4 came out, I anticipated liking the look and feel, but it didn't seem very usable. I have no doubt that I didn't spend enough time with it, but it was such a chore.
I like xfce a bit too, but for some reason I've never mainly used it.
Distribution: Solaris 9 & 10, Mac OS X, Ubuntu Server
How about none? Does none work for you?
I typically install minimal systems with no GUI components at all, and I really don't like installing or activating web management interfaces either. CLI is sufficient for all my Linux/BSD/Unix boxes. But, then, my desktop is a Mac. One GUI to rule them all.