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Fluxbox since it is very light weight and does what I need, but lately I am now using LXDE because it is also lightweight but offers a little more than what Fluxbox does.
Now that I finally have a new computer yes I could run KDE, but I feel my resources can be used for other things rather than just desktop eye candy. I did initially start with KDE4 with my new system just to get a feel for it, but quickly went back to a light environment.
LXDE or Fluxbox FTW.
I also would like to to ponce for the LXDE packages!
I use XFCE exclusively now as it seems to have just the right balance between functionality and appearance without too much bloat. When I first tried Slackware six years ago KDE seemed okay but when I came back to Slackware 14 last month I was getting all sorts of strange error messages that just don't happen with XFCE.
I used XFCE a lot on older machines. For someone who takes time to learn desktops, I found that XFCE was easy, functional and un-intimidating. I used to dislike KDE3 as I did not find it had any advantaged over XFCE.
Having read about how popular fluxbox was in this forum, I had tried to learn it. I devoted a lot of time and I did finally manage to customize it to my taste, but then KDE4 came along and I loved it. I had to wait to upgrade my computers and I enjoy each and every bit of it.
Lately I read a blog entry by Alien Bob on razor-qt being a lightweight KDE, I am giving it a try but it is not as configurable as KDE. However I am surprised on how fast it feels. Even if I use KDE apps, they seem like they are running on a *box WM (well actually my razor-qt is using the Openbox WM). It feels a lot like KDE3, but I can live with that. Still it takes time to get used to it, and I am still without a native battery monitor.
Conclusion: I vote for KDE. It just works and it's complete. XFCE comes at a close second.