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Poll: Which Desktop You Use?
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Which Desktop You Use?

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The nominees are:

KDE
GNOME
FLUXBOX
ICEWM
XFce
WINDOWMAKER
BLACKBOX
ENLIGHTENMENT
FVWM
OTHER

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Old 06-19-2003, 03:27 PM   #1
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Which Desktop Environment You Use?


which desktop environment do you use most?
 
Old 06-19-2003, 03:32 PM   #2
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I use a window manager.

1. fluxbox
2. enlightenment

It's hard to pick number one.
 
Old 06-19-2003, 03:33 PM   #3
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where's blackbox?

you know, this has been asked so so so so so many times, did you try searching?
 
Old 06-19-2003, 05:33 PM   #4
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Desktop Environements(gnome, kde...) and Window managers(IceWM, WindowMaker...) aren't the same thing, WM just handle windows, while DE provide more stuffs, like File managers(konqueror, nautilus...) among other things.
 
Old 06-19-2003, 05:36 PM   #5
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Desktop Environements(gnome, kde...) and Window managers(IceWM, WindowMaker...) aren't the same thing, WM just handle windows, while DE provide more stuffs, like File managers(konqueror, nautilus...) among other things.
I was about to add the same thing after I added Blackbox, but since I can't edit the title, we can just pretend he said, "What Desktop/Window Manager do you use?"
 
Old 06-19-2003, 06:01 PM   #6
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surely fvwm should be listed? I protest..
 
Old 06-19-2003, 06:02 PM   #7
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i use fluxbox, and just add links to the menu for when i need to use konqueror, gftp, etc.
 
Old 06-19-2003, 06:16 PM   #8
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Originally posted by acid_kewpie


you know, this has been asked so so so so so many times, did you try searching?
Yes, i did try searching but i wanted to be able to see the results in a summarized graphical poll form, instead of having to read through 100's of posts.
Maybe a poll has been taken already? If so, i apologize.
 
Old 06-21-2003, 10:57 AM   #9
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Anyways, these were OLD threads; tastes change with time... so they probably weren't up to date.
 
Old 07-05-2003, 10:47 PM   #10
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im suprised that enlightenment falls under 'other' and that more people dont use it.
 
Old 07-05-2003, 11:03 PM   #11
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Quote:
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im suprised that enlightenment falls under 'other' and that more people dont use it.
I added it as you can see.

Quote:
Originally posted by esteeven
surely fvwm should be listed? I protest..
Added as well to the poll.
 
Old 07-05-2003, 11:42 PM   #12
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So, will you add the OpenLook Virtual Window Manager (olvwm) to the poll if I also protest the lack of my favorite window manager?
Soon, maybe we'll have 36000 choices in the poll!


(sorry, just feeling like a smart alec tonight).

Last edited by moses; 07-05-2003 at 11:46 PM.
 
Old 07-06-2003, 12:00 AM   #13
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KDE on my primary machines, and IceWM on my slower machines. I love all the eyecandy and functionality of KDE, but there's just something special about watching IceWM boot up in under 5 seconds on my old K6-2 350.

Last edited by ShieldWolf; 07-06-2003 at 10:50 PM.
 
Old 07-06-2003, 08:06 PM   #14
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I use SawFish as my main WM, but I am in the process of setting up an account called music that will run a remarkably large xmms on the TV (when I get around to sorting out my X config) with no WM - just plain ol' X.

Oh, and I'm in the process of setting up my other machine with IceWM and fbdesk to look and behave as much like Windows as I can (for my parents to play with).
 
Old 07-06-2003, 09:52 PM   #15
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So, will you add the OpenLook Virtual Window Manager (olvwm) to the poll if I also protest the lack of my favorite window manager?
Soon, maybe we'll have 36000 choices in the poll!


(sorry, just feeling like a smart alec tonight).
Unfortunately I would but the poll limits it to just 10 choices.. bummer really, as there are so many choices to choose and use.
 
  


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