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will there be any distro's that will stick with the old gnome?
debian 6 will probably keep gnome 2 for a bit, till gnome 3 gets pushed to stable...no telling how long tho, they might have already moved to it, but i highly doubt it.

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whats Mandriva like ?
kinda like fedora, but a whole lot worst
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kinda like fedora, but a whole lot worst
i see


does Red Hat Enterprise plan to use gnome3
I might start using it again
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I think I'll get back into red hat
always wanted to get back into red hat

and "ten years consisting of a Regular Life Cycle", I like that
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All of my Linux servers use CentOS, so that's what I use when I feel like messing with it as my primary desktop OS. CentOS 6 was just recently released and they stuck with the older (and better, IMO) version of GNOME.
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debian! who says old software is always a bad thing

you can also mix old and new software with some ninja apt policies dealing with the testing unstable and stable repos so its not like you sacrifice fairly new software to keep an older more stable base

you might wanna check out some DEs you havent given an honest try though xfce is pretty amazing, and i myself am an openbox fan
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debian! who says old software is always a bad thing

you can also mix old and new software with some ninja apt policies dealing with the testing unstable and stable repos so its not like you sacrifice fairly new software to keep an older more stable base

you might wanna check out some DEs you havent given an honest try though xfce is pretty amazing, and i myself am an openbox fan
deb is nice
I have it on my old ibook
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post #17 of 52
gnome3 isn't even in testing yet!!! stable shall have gnome 2 for at least a year or more.
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grabbed a copy of RHE 5 desktop for 7.99$ off ebay

I'm going to give it a run
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post #19 of 52
why? they are on like version 6 now...and centos 6 would've been, more or less, the same thing as rhel 6...

you're choosing a release thats base is even older of that than debian 6
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GNOME Shell isn't all that bad. F15 just has the worst implementation available. It's highly unstable and just, well, bad. I tried GS in Arch and it was much more stable; I found myself staying in X a lot more often.
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