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View Poll Results: Which is your prefered Window Manager?
Gnome 38 24.52%
KDE 69 44.52%
Xfce 17 10.97%
Enlightenment 3 1.94%
Fluxbox 15 9.68%
Other 13 8.39%
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Old 06-19-2007, 11:22 AM   #31
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digiot: Nice screenshot.
 
Old 06-19-2007, 04:09 PM   #32
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thanks.
 
Old 06-20-2007, 04:07 AM   #33
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digiot: Nice screenshot.
Indeed. Looks really good. Congrats! In this webpage http://www.linuxbog.dk/wm/wm/wm-rene-wmer.html
can be seen many different wm screenshots. The web is in danish, but just press «nęste» in the upper right corner to see the pictures.
 
Old 06-20-2007, 06:04 AM   #34
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>> "Vista is one BIG system: the OS, interface, drivers, Desktop Environment, and more. If anything is bloatware, Vista (Windows in fact) is it."

i believe you can actually break windows(not sure about vista) apart(sort of) if you know some windows programming with basic know-how of windows language ...

my experience is that windows is faster than kde and gnome ...


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Old 06-20-2007, 06:17 AM   #35
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Fluxbox on my laptop (because its light and attractive), WindowMaker on my workstation, and ratpoison on my packaging/dev partition (because all CPU cycles are precious and so is time)
 
Old 06-21-2007, 01:25 AM   #36
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KDE (Used for about 2 years)
 
Old 06-21-2007, 02:53 AM   #37
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A desktop environment, eh? How about X11 keyboard only? =D

http://iacs5.ucsd.edu/~pbang/mouseless.htm
 
Old 06-21-2007, 03:41 AM   #38
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A desktop environment, eh? How about X11 keyboard only? =D
Respect for dwm. Best WM i've found so far
Also thanks for xclip, i didn't know that.
I'm gonna stick with the mouse for webbrowsing tho...
 
Old 06-23-2007, 12:28 AM   #39
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I have used Gnome and KDE but I prefer Gnome. Why? I really can't say. I just prefer Gnome.
 
Old 06-23-2007, 12:36 AM   #40
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My first day on linux, I tried KDE, then Gnome, both with default themes on. I went back to KDE, because I didn't like the default theme. (hey, I was a uber newbie, I didn't want to find out how to change it yet)

To today, I figured how to change KDE colors, windows decorations, icons, mouse cursor, how to compile them myself. Found out how to do that inside a day or two.
In Gnome, I don't know how to change the colors, I know how to change the windows decorations (to a certain degree), icons, not the mouse cursor, and compile them is a Pain In The Ass. All that inside a day or two as well.

I have to hand it to Gnome, it has an Anti-Procrastination interface.
 
Old 06-23-2007, 11:23 AM   #41
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i believe you can actually break windows(not sure about vista) apart(sort of) if you know some windows programming with basic know-how of windows language ...
Vista IS Windows (Windows Vista).
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my experience is that windows is faster than kde and gnome ...
The Windows UI is entirely direct rendering. Ever tried PPRacer in Mesa?
 
Old 01-28-2008, 09:30 PM   #42
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My favourite GUI is Xfce with AfterStep a close second. The two primary reasons are that both are easy on resources and look great. I run multiple X sessions, lots of background tasks, and tend to have many apps open at the same time. Having resource hogs like Gnome or KDE is not an option for me.

Check out the screenshots: Xfce and AfterStep

Last edited by hex1a4; 01-28-2008 at 09:48 PM.
 
Old 01-28-2008, 11:31 PM   #43
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There is also the LQ memeber choice awards thread that already covers this
 
Old 02-01-2008, 11:16 AM   #44
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Originally Posted by tompickles View Post
Which is your favourite Desktop Environment and why?. I'm just interested to know where the preference really is.
I like KDE for the kicker/task bar, but they are all good.

The best one is what you become familiar using and continue using.

JR
 
  


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