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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 #2291 of 7733
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Originally Posted by transhour View Post
you know i gotta say i love looking thru this thread, cause there is so much whacked out crap you can do with a linux gui (or the lack of one.) cause it use to be in the windows counterpart, it was just the same old thing, typically a blue,red,green,yellow,pink taskbar with different levels of transparency, the occasional object dock, and some hires girl in a bikini for wallpaper.

now in there, it is almost just as amazing, cause of rainmaker, now the windozers know the freedom of desktop configuration that use linuxers have known for years, sorta jealous cause to me, that has been the one thing that made linux unique

cause we will need to up the ante a bit eh?
I used to be subscribed to the "show your desktop" wallpaper thread. But the only thing that changed was the wallpapers.

This thread is different though.
post #2292 of 7733
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Originally Posted by Boyboyd View Post
But the only thing that changed was the wallpapers.
I intend to change that with a few guides, though.

Hey guys. Love what I'm seeing here. I can't wait 'till I get my Thinkpad and slap on a distro on it so I can toss in what I manage to cook up on it.
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post #2293 of 7733
i'm not a very outgoing person, so my "desktop" is typically very vanilla.

i'm currently using kde 4.6 on ubuntu (using kubuntu backports) and slackware (custom built packages using slackware-current slackbuild scripts as a template, along with a few system changes.)

here is a screenshot of my ubuntu desktop:



like i said pretty boring (with the exception of the lovely miss eva green gracing my background)

so its nice to see the creativity of others when it comes to their desktops. i personally love kde's plasmoids/widgets, and conky which i need to work on, i lost my old config and "hijacked" tfb's from a thread till i got around to rework one of my own

dunno i might trick out my desktop like i use too and bedazzle some
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post #2294 of 7733
Fresh install of Ubuntu 10.10 on the netbook Still need to create a conky

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post #2295 of 7733
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Originally Posted by japan1 View Post
Fresh install of Ubuntu 10.10 on the netbook Still need to create a conky

http://imageftw.com/uploads/20110224/Screenshot.png
cool, do what i did, steal tfb's from his conky showcase thread and modify till you can devote the afternoon to one

and btw, before you get infracted or chewed out, you might want to remove that unbuntu link from you sig, its against TOS to have any external links in your signature.
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post #2296 of 7733
i played with rainmeter(i called it rainmaker in a previous thread and no one corrected me )

i can honestly say, its garbage compared to tools that ship with a majority of all distro's.

you are still tied to the taskbar one way or another, so you can't completely get rid of it, no matter how many tweaks and hacks you have. this guy in a thread here was having a similar problem as i did, i googled and googled and was unable to find any solution, it does affect people, but most just write it off, cause they don't know the true freedom one can have in a linux distro

here

Others said they don't suffer the same problem as in this thread, and one i have, but it also makes me wonder if they truly understood the problem, cause if you don't see it as a problem, then you tend to overlook it, it is one of the reasons why in windows i was never able to fully enjoy a dock, cause i was some way always relying on the taskbar, and that annoyed me, cause i would have this awesome dock setup, only to revert to having to use that taskbar for something ignorant like adjust the volume, or unmount (or as in window terms) safely remove a usb.

maybe some of those things have changed, not sure, don't care, don't spend enough time in windows to know what i'm not really missing in the first place, i will take my conky/kwin/plasmoids over rainmeter/aero/?widgets? any day
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post #2297 of 7733
Quote:
Originally Posted by transhour View Post
i'm not a very outgoing person, so my "desktop" is typically very vanilla.

i'm currently using kde 4.6 on ubuntu (using kubuntu backports) and slackware (custom built packages using slackware-current slackbuild scripts as a template, along with a few system changes.)

here is a screenshot of my ubuntu desktop:



like i said pretty boring (with the exception of the lovely miss eva green gracing my background)

so its nice to see the creativity of others when it comes to their desktops. i personally love kde's plasmoids/widgets, and conky which i need to work on, i lost my old config and "hijacked" tfb's from a thread till i got around to rework one of my own

dunno i might trick out my desktop like i use too and bedazzle some
Whatever happened to her? See needed to do a sequel to that one movie. Sorry for the OT but couldn't resist.
     
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post #2298 of 7733
she's in the new series on starz called camelot
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post #2299 of 7733
I don't really use the desktop on my linux so here it is

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post #2300 of 7733
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she's in the new series on starz called camelot
Damn. The one channel my Samsung TV couldn't hack into.

@Rat: Did you just connect to it from a windows computer? Why not the other way around?
     
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