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Poll Results: Which Linux Desktop do you use?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 12% of voters (103)
    Gnome 2 / Mate
  • 10% of voters (85)
    Gnome-Shell
  • 13% of voters (117)
    Unity
  • 18% of voters (158)
    Cinnamon
  • 17% of voters (148)
    KDE
  • 15% of voters (134)
    XFCE
  • 4% of voters (39)
    LXDE
  • 1% of voters (15)
    Enlightenment / E17
  • 6% of voters (55)
    OpenBox / FluxBox
  • 3% of voters (30)
    Awesome / DWM
  • 9% of voters (81)
    Other
845 Total Votes  
post #171 of 7733
KDE is too plastic for me... it doesn't feel very solid.
Gnomes an ok neutral GUI. XFCE is an amazing GUI considering how light it is.
post #172 of 7733
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KDE is too plastic for me... it doesn't feel very solid.
Gnomes an ok neutral GUI. XFCE is an amazing GUI considering how light it is.
I like my desktops shiny so I can be entertained while I work. Gnome is excellent but too plain for me (Suse looks awesome with Gnome). XFCE is too minimalistic for my everyday use, but I still use it for some of my spare laptops.
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post #173 of 7733
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KDE is too plastic for me... it doesn't feel very solid.
Gnomes an ok neutral GUI. XFCE is an amazing GUI considering how light it is.


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post #174 of 7733
Smart ist total kuhl *tries to figure out how to input umlauts with his laptop*

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post #175 of 7733
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Smart ist total kuhl *tries to figure out how to input umlauts with his laptop*

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post #176 of 7733
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I like my desktops shiny so I can be entertained while I work. Gnome is excellent but too plain for me (Suse looks awesome with Gnome). XFCE is too minimalistic for my everyday use, but I still use it for some of my spare laptops.
Then you're exactly like me. I like shiny icons

Gnome can have some shiny stuff too, but for some reason (prolly cuz i'm an winhoes user) i side with KDE. I do find KDE apps to be a tad bit more flaw-ful than Gnome apps tho.
post #177 of 7733
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Beryl seems to mess up my default key bindings in Suse, that and it crashes a lot, and I can't get it to start automatically at start up.
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post #178 of 7733
Installed Frugalware 0.6rc1 last night and been messing with it today.
Its like Slackware with ArchLinux's package manager (pacman).
Heard it was to be just as fast as Slackware, but compared to my Slackware its a bit slower, but its the unstable release and I haven't installed a costume kernel yet, so we'll see.
Comes with a lot of codecs and that. Played mp3's and dvds without needing to install anything else. During install you just need to select the extra media stuff. Install fairly simple, not graphical but it uses menu boxes, so that'll make it a bit easier on newbies. Gnome(2.17.90) and Xfce(4.4) run well, KDE (3.5.6) didn't so much.

Install beryl was cake too.



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post #179 of 7733
nice i was thinking about installing this since its 64bit..does it defualt setup as an smp machine or is that something you have to configure after install
    
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post #180 of 7733
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nice i was thinking about installing this since its 64bit..does it defualt setup as an smp machine or is that something you have to configure after install
I'm not to sure since I don't have an SMP setup.
I know when I type uname -a it'll say SMP, but this is a single core machine, but the kernel is still their generic one.
If you want to try it then go for it. I'd do the net install (Don't download CDs 3-11 or the second DVD unless you don't have an internet connection), else just get the first two cds, or first dvd.
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