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Poll: Desktop Environment of the Year
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Desktop Environment of the Year

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The nominees are:

Cinnamon
Gnome Shell
KDE
LXDE
MATE
Razor-qt
rox
Trinity-DE
Unity
Xfce

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Old 01-29-2013, 08:33 AM   #91
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Originally Posted by justcallmejim View Post
So are hurricanes, nukes, and overdosing celebrities The expression "no news is good news" comes to mind. I'm just poking fun. I have nothing against you even if you can't recognize the best DE ever: KDE!!!
Buahahaha!
 
Old 01-29-2013, 02:25 PM   #92
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This year my vote goes to Trinity Desktop. I am using it right now. Very stable, fast, and 100% usable!
 
Old 01-29-2013, 08:37 PM   #93
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This year my vote goes to Trinity Desktop. I am using it right now. Very stable, fast, and 100% usable!
Hey mate, just out of interest, what distro?
 
Old 01-31-2013, 02:44 AM   #94
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Xfce, loads up fast, highly configurable, not too many changes, not too many releases. But, I really do like the KDE games.
 
Old 01-31-2013, 03:14 PM   #95
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As far as I'm concern there is no better desktop environment than e17.
Never heard of it. Whatis e17?
 
Old 01-31-2013, 04:48 PM   #96
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xfce - wonderful desktop that I would not have discovered, but moved over to xfce after microsoft took over the gnome project (and destroyed it).
 
Old 01-31-2013, 06:53 PM   #97
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xfce, mate and gnome shell
 
Old 01-31-2013, 09:43 PM   #98
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Wink

Running KDE on four machines here plus a Raspberry Pi and a 15 year old Tower running XFCE4. I'm very happy.
 
Old 01-31-2013, 11:33 PM   #99
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Running KDE all the way... matured, stable, working like a charm.
 
Old 02-01-2013, 12:15 AM   #100
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LXDE, though I would definitely vote XFCE as a runner up if possible. They work fast and keep GNU/Linux lightweight like it should be
 
Old 02-01-2013, 12:17 AM   #101
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xfce - wonderful desktop that I would not have discovered, but moved over to xfce after microsoft took over the gnome project (and destroyed it).
Are you sure of what you're saying?
 
Old 02-01-2013, 12:21 AM   #102
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KDE4 is my preferred desktop
 
Old 02-01-2013, 02:51 AM   #103
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best desktop

Cinnamon, then Lxde. Xfce is too slow. I hate Unity and Gnome 3
 
Old 02-01-2013, 05:00 AM   #104
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gnome 2
 
Old 02-01-2013, 08:46 AM   #105
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LXDE is nice and fast for low-powered stuff such as the Raspberry Pi.
 
  


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