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Old 11-11-2004, 06:48 AM   #1
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this me be in the wrong place but hear i go

on windows you can stop explorer from loading up as the default gui, what i was woundering is gnome available for windows as i much prefer it to windows explore GUI or KDE.

yes i know it is probably a stupid idea but i would like to know as i have to use windows at college
Old 11-11-2004, 07:23 AM   #2
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Location: Cornwall
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let my get this straight.....

You want to try and run gnome on windows?
> I really dont think that this is possible,
I will stand corrected if wrong.

If u dont like the windows interface you could always try changing the windows shell using proggies such as,
Talisman or Aston.

I personnally am a Talisman fan. lots of themes available.
Old 11-11-2004, 07:59 AM   #3
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There's also one called avalon shell isn't there?
Old 11-11-2004, 09:07 AM   #4
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This is not exactly what you are asking about, but you might like it anyway.
You could install cygwin and Xserver on the windows machine and connect to a linux server via Xprotocol. Xserver can be started in full screen mode and you can start gnome on the server. It will appear on your screen.


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