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Old 03-20-2003, 10:26 PM   #1
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whats yr favoret GUI and why


i was just board and wile im still triping my way through x configing i though it world be cool to know what gui ppl like and why or if u dont use a gui and why personaly (only linux ever got farenuf for a gui was drake 8.2) was out of windows maker,gnome,ice sumthing, free sumthing, and kde3 was kde gnome just seems wayyyyy too much like windowz and seems a little to cluttered with useles menus and things i liked kde cuz of the configurability of the gui. im extreamly intrested in seeing enlightinment

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Old 03-21-2003, 12:59 AM   #2
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fluxbox ,fast and stable
checkit out at freshmeat
 
Old 03-21-2003, 04:48 AM   #3
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Same here... Fluxbox! Fast, stable, easy to configure.
 
Old 03-21-2003, 06:10 AM   #4
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Fluxbox
 
Old 03-21-2003, 06:44 AM   #5
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fluxbox....clean, dockapps, no fluff
 
Old 03-21-2003, 07:26 AM   #6
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KDE! j/k.... fluxbox me2.
 
Old 03-21-2003, 07:30 AM   #7
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Windows XP Fischer-Price theme (the default XP theme) - just because it's such a no brainer interface - like giving the windows nice shiny curves will make it a better OS.

Windows XP is Windows 2000 SP3 in drag (XP Home is like 2000 with some err, essential bits cut off).

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Old 03-21-2003, 09:52 AM   #8
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openbox, mostly the same as fluxbox/blackbox but fits me a bit better (i don't use tabs and like the support for gtk and qt apps)
 
Old 03-21-2003, 11:34 AM   #9
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what's with all these fluxbox people?? hmm maybe i should try flux...but right now i am fine with my kde...it's not as slow as some people make it out to be..runs just fine on my crapbox
 
Old 03-21-2003, 11:58 AM   #10
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Right now Im using gnome2.2 ,ROX Filer (with pinboard) and sawfish.
This week Ive been through various combinations of fluxbox, kicker panels, gnome-panel, metacity and gnome-session. I always use ROX Filer though instead of nautilus.
For years I used gnome and enlightenment, but enlightenment isnt gnome-compliant any more since gnome2 so ive been wandering.
I might actually switch to gnme2 and sawfish permanently the 2.5.65 kernel that Im using now makes the desktop a little more snappy and sawfish windows no longer have the "sticky" behaviour when you move them around.
 
Old 03-21-2003, 01:19 PM   #11
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I'm a KDE user, but I liked Window Maker and fluxbox back when I tried them. Yes, I like to tinker with stuff, but when it comes to Linux, it was nice to see a ready-to-go GUI. I may delve into fluxbox some more while keeping KDE by my side.
 
Old 03-21-2003, 01:30 PM   #12
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I don't like all the desktop icons and soft gui look with KDE. I prefer the minimalistic fluxbox.
 
Old 03-21-2003, 01:32 PM   #13
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I think I'll migrate to Flux when I can configure it easily, atm I prefer KDE most of the time too, though it is much slower.
 
Old 03-21-2003, 02:24 PM   #14
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I like fluxbox or blackbox...however, kde isn't really that slow on a faster pc.
 
Old 03-21-2003, 02:49 PM   #15
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No it's not that slow, but slower-still takes a few seconds to load everything before being '100% Up and running', while Flux seems relatively instant.
KDE is more userfriendly to the newly converted, but once I learn the Flux config options I'm sure I'll use it much more.
 
  


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