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Old 05-27-2005, 01:48 PM   #1
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Latest Gnome releases?

I'm thinking of switching to Dropline Gnome because I would like to use the latest Gnome releases. But I'm afraid that Dropline might be too aggressive for my tastes, doing things to my system that I don't want done. Are there other options for trying out the latest Gnome releases?
Old 05-27-2005, 01:51 PM   #2
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Old 05-27-2005, 02:38 PM   #3
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I'd prefer this over anything else actually. Alot less problematic than the others...
Old 05-27-2005, 02:54 PM   #4
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Freerock is excellent. Read the FAQ though because the KDE menus were hosed for me. The fix is simple and located on the FAQ. The current version is Gnome 2.10 and will work fine with the 2.4.30 or 2.6.XX kernels.

LiNuCe has a nice version of Gnome 2.8 as well, but it only works with 2.4.XX (I think).

I do not like Dropline.

My 2 cents.
Old 05-28-2005, 01:02 AM   #5
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Thanks for your help. I'm first going to upgrade from Slackware 10.0 to 10.1 (yes, I'm slow). Then I will look into all these neat choices for installing the latest Gnome.
Old 05-30-2005, 08:44 AM   #6
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just now upgraded slack 10 to 10.1 for the same gnome problem and installed linuce gnome(it is built ) for slack10.1 only

but if u go for some gnome building groups that would be fine,
so that they can include more and update


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