2012 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice AwardsThis forum is for the 2012 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards.
You can now vote for your favorite products of 2012. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends on February 4th.
Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Join our community today!
Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. If you need to reset your password, click here.
Having a problem logging in? Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.
Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide
This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.
For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.
Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.
XFCE. I tend to stick to Openbox with some select applications these days though. I think I prefer tint2 and Thunar instead of LXDE's lxpanel and PCmanFM. I feel like maybe I would like KDE after finding a non-fisher-price theme for it. MATE is a decent choice too.
I use KDE with my Slack, but the DE that has impressed me the most and seems to have come the farthest this year has to be Cinnamon. I opted to install Mint on my netbook over things like Ubuntu and Slackware simply because Cinnamon was so simple and elegant, while still being fully featured. Big props to the Mint team!
I voted Cinnamon because its release was a bit of a surprise to me and it has made great headway in the past year. Best of all time would be a toss-up between KDE3 and GNOME2 to me, and best to use right now would go to KDE4, but "Desktop Environment of the Year" is Cinnamon in my view.