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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 #2381 of 7733
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Originally Posted by gonX View Post
I still don't understand why anybody would ever want to use the Mac OS X interface. It just feels so horribly sluggish and unintuitive.
Sluggish and poor for work-flow, but it is fairly intuitive, although I doubt mimicking the appearance would give you many of the intuitive functionality.
post #2382 of 7733
I wish I could learn Arch. I'd have something similar to yours Jimi. It's nice.
post #2383 of 7733
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I wish I could learn Arch. I'd have something similar to yours Jimi. It's nice.
Once you get used to rc.conf and pacman, it's extremely easy if you know how Linux does its HDDs.
    
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post #2384 of 7733
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I wish I could learn Arch. I'd have something similar to yours Jimi. It's nice.
yeah jimi, what WM you using? i know you've told us before, but i forget

half that panel doesn't even have english on it...

i have no idea why any one would want to emulate the Mac OSX layout, but to each his own, i honestly can't say much as i have mine more setup like windows

but that is cause i don't like "dock's"

give me a panel any day, i will make it all fit, if i can't, i will expand it across multiple-monitors
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post #2385 of 7733
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yeah jimi, what WM you using? i know you've told us before, but i forget
DWM 5.8.2 with a handful of patches and some tweaking done by yours truly.
post #2386 of 7733
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Originally Posted by Jimi View Post
DWM 5.8.2 with a handful of patches and some tweaking done by yours truly.
so to configure it you have to patch it?

reading up on it...prolly a reason why i've avoided it in the past when you have mentioned it

i'm good with C, but if i wanted to bang out a change, i might be too tempted to redesign the damn thing from the ground up then i'd up with gnome hehehe....

i honestly will never understand "minimalist" DM/WM's...i want features, i want useful bloat...i want widgets and panels, and 3 inch tall context menus...i love icons as well...can't live without my wallpaper of the lovely eva greene either so as long as i had the option of setting my own wall paper, i'm sure i could fumble my way thru any DM/WM out there...
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post #2387 of 7733
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Originally Posted by transhour View Post
i honestly will never understand "minimalist" DM/WM's...i want features, i want useful bloat...i want widgets and panels, and 3 inch tall context menus...i love icons as well...can't live without my wallpaper of the lovely eva greene either so as long as i had the option of setting my own wall paper, i'm sure i could fumble my way thru any DM/WM out there...
Sure you do have the option to set your own wallpaper as long as X is running. "Useful" doesn't necessarily come with "bloat". Simplicity can be wrapped around features. So many things can be done with a few keypresses on my Xmonad.
Edited by MadCatMk2 - 3/20/11 at 2:16am
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post #2388 of 7733
I like minimal wm's (using i3) now I've done the gnome, kde and xfce thing but I never seem to get them exactly how I want.

I do kind of enjoy KDE though as it doesn't pretend to be light weight it just tries to make the most flashy complete user friendly linux possible.

I used xfce for a long time but it's kind of too in between, not light weight enough and not heavy enough to be full featured. I do like a lot of xfce's individual apps though like Thunar.

I don't think I can ever go back from a tiling wm though.
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post #2389 of 7733


Heres my i3 desktop
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i've been playing around with gnome lately (i usually use KDE, just haven't really gotten around yet to get it installed and all that jazz.). on second thought i think i might just stick with gnome as i've gotten it pretty nice and i still have my compiz "snap" files so...

i only took a screenshot of the one desktop as it has all the goodies on it, the other side it just the wallpaper, as it is typically my workspace area

note: its difficult to find clothed images of your favorite pronstar! (additional note: olivia wilde is not a pron star as far as i know...if she is, please enlighten me )

edit: no i don't have "9" cores, cpu0 for whatever reason in this screenlet, is the over all cpu usage...
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