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View Poll Results: Which Desktop Are You Using with Slackware 13?
Blackbox 2 0.58%
Fluxbox 56 16.33%
FVWM 14 4.08%
KDE 173 50.44%
WMaker 6 1.75%
Xfce 86 25.07%
Gnome 6 1.75%
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Old 10-10-2009, 10:09 AM   #106
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Yeah, like I say, it's not going to catch everything - it has lists of apps it knows to look for and you'll need to edit the generated menu for the rest. You may find it easier to just edit the script and drop in the names of the apps you want so that it'll generate the rest.
Yes but I think if first-timers use fluxconf, they will be more comfortable.

Anyway, editing the conf file no big deal for slackers
 
Old 10-10-2009, 10:12 AM   #107
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Right now, Xfce, because I don't get on with KDE 4. I think I'll give KDE 4 another go at some point, though.
I've started using KDE 4 again. One of the problems that I have is that I can't have vertical panels. However, I've found a workaround for this - I can just use shortcuts for my most used applications (which are really Firefox, Konsole and Skype). This is actually better for me, because I do dislike using the mouse - it's usually slower than using the keyboard for me.
 
Old 10-10-2009, 10:23 AM   #108
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KDE4, but I have difficulties with K3b.
K3b worked with KDE 3.5 and Slackware 12.2
I installed from /extra - it was even mentioned in Release Notes! Thanks.

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Old 10-10-2009, 10:29 AM   #109
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KDE4, but I have difficulties with K3b.
Installing the kde3-compat libraries in /extra will solve that.
 
Old 10-12-2009, 02:30 AM   #110
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e17

i use e17, compiled with the slackbuilds at www.slackbuilds.org
as a file manager i prefer thunar and as an icon set -- the old school gnome icons, based on gperfection:
http://lokheed.deviantart.com/art/gp...n-Set-18530981

the icon theme itself i downloaded from here:
http://www.gnome-look.org/content/sh...?content=84548

that's my desktop:
http://www.linux-bg.org/cgi-bin/y/in...0&layout=clean
 
Old 10-22-2009, 03:58 AM   #111
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Has it been 8 weeks already since Slackware 13 was released?!

As of the moment, not counting the "others" not included in the poll, it is running 134 for KDE and 125 for all others.
Don't think I've ever seen it so close.

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Old 10-22-2009, 05:40 AM   #112
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Still using mostly KDE 4.3.1, with occasional forays into xfce and fluxbox.
 
Old 10-22-2009, 07:03 AM   #113
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Still using XFce and Fluxbox.
 
Old 10-22-2009, 09:26 AM   #114
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Xfce.

After years of using KDE, almost from when it first appeared in Slackware, I've moved to Xfce and haven't missed that bug ridden, incomplete KDE 4.xx for a moment. Xfce seems to get better with each passing day and it has made me very aware of how resource hungry KDE has become in comparsion.

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Old 10-22-2009, 12:54 PM   #115
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Fluxbox as user, Kde as root
 
Old 10-22-2009, 07:11 PM   #116
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I'm trying to learn my way around Xfce.

I was a major fan of KDE since 3.5.4 and credit it for allowing me to leave M$.
For some reason they reinvented the wheel and scrapped the simplicity, flexibility, and intuitiveness.
If I have to learn a new DE that doesn't do what I want I'll learn one with less bloat. But I'll mourn the loss of a (IMO) near perfect DE.

I still run KDE on Slackware 12.2 as my main OS on my 6 PC network.
 
Old 10-22-2009, 10:13 PM   #117
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fvwm. I might end up using xmonad again but am happy with fvwm after compiling a more recent version, and i have a bunch of my old configs i can't let go to waste
 
Old 10-22-2009, 10:21 PM   #118
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Fluxbox as user, Kde as root
It is your system, but, you should avoid running your system as root. It is a safer practice to run as a regular user and give yourself administrative privileges as needed.
 
Old 03-04-2010, 12:05 AM   #119
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Actually, I have 4 window managers/desktop environments: 1)Xfce4, 2)Fluxbox, 3)IceWM, and 4)TWM. My most used configuration is IceWM with a bunch of other addons to supplement the window manager. KDE 3.5.10 was my favorite, until I noticed how much faster other lighter desktop environments/window managers ran. Looks is fine, but on my old system (PIII 650 mhz) functionality RULES. If you want to know how I really feel, look into this forum post

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Old 03-04-2010, 05:04 AM   #120
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Quite a lot Fluxbox users i see
Me too.
 
  


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