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Old 12-12-2011, 05:33 AM   #31
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Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder ... ..... Mine Sees ArchBang as georgeous..................
Old 12-15-2011, 01:58 AM   #32
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Pretty tough to beat Ultimate for eye candy and effects. Pinguy and Arios are nice.
Anything with the Enlightenment window manager is pretty.
Some of the Puppy linux derivatives are really pretty. Amazing considering their small size. Take a look at Buddapup and Macpup.

Someone else mentioned ubuntu lxde. It has a very pleasing look and feel about it although it does not have the fancy bells and whistles.
Old 12-15-2011, 02:27 AM   #33
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If you want it to look like win7, I am sure you can find it if you look around. Pretty is so a hard idea to define, you almost have to make your choice by looking around. I can promise this much; if you look around a bit, you will certainly find something that fits your wish, because there is so much out there.
Old 12-15-2011, 02:30 AM   #34
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Hello MakeMoneyHard,

Well I would suggest you to use latest Ubuntu version OS which is good enough what you need.
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It wont really matter, as far as 'prettiness' goes, what distro you are running.

For example, KDE 4.6 can be made to look the same on any distro. No matter if you are using arch, debian, mandriva, slackware, etc..

The 'stock' versions will look different. But once you get into the settings and change a few things around, you will find that pretty much any DE/WM (desktop enviroment/window manager) can be make to look like the same DE/WM running on a different distro.

If you are really interested in appearance, getting a good idea of what DE or WM suits you, then learning how to change the settings to reflect what you find attractive is a far better idea than asking a forum what the 'prettiest' distro is.

Originally Posted by ongte View Post
"pretty" is pretty subjective. Everyone will tell you something different.

If you asked 'what is the is the prettiest car ever, who is the prettiest hollywood actress, which is the prettiest timber', you will get different answers. If somebody says 'I think the Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa is ther prettiest car ever', that is an expression of personal taste, not some hard and fast fact.

I've always found gnome to be as ugly as hell. Running compiz (or similar) just makes it a flashier kind of ugly. IMO. Half this thread would probably disagree with me there (and its possible that a few of them arent ubuntu users LOL, though most would be).


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