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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 #3721 of 7733
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Ok, so i switched back to freebsd. Theres just someting about all the complie time options that cant be had in anyother system. Going with openbox again, now I need to get x running

Wait, did you give up on the RAMdisk work we were doing? mad.gif

I'm not smart enough to ask the right questions on my own in your thread. redface.gif

PS: I found what appeared to be an actually working method for exactly what we wanted...but here's the kicker....it used unionfs which means it no longer works because I can't find a distro that still includes access to unionfs.

no, firefox is still a slug. but its now of a lesser priority. anyway, finnilly got my computer back a usable state



desktop with nothing open. other then openbox the only thing in the gui is feh (for wallpaper) and conky



I could theme it more but this way no extra things to install and have in ram + I think it still looks pretty good.

it is FreeBSD 9.0 64-bit with Openbox
post #3722 of 7733
A week or so now and still the same setup / colour scheme. I'm slightly disappointed in myself for that frown.gif but also quite happy that I've apparently found something I like...

post #3723 of 7733
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Wallpaper link please?
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post #3724 of 7733
http://www.wefls.com.cn/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/unix.png

just this and some quick color editing on gimp. I would post the one I used, but it would seem well i love freebsd it doesn't feel the same way about me. my install went unbootable 3 times. the first two to my own stupidity, the third I have no idea. after trying to help for about a day, the guys at the freebsd forums said 'whatever it is, it is massively f*ed up. better luck next time' :sad: so back to something almost impossible to mess up- Debian (7.0 with xfce) . will post soon
post #3725 of 7733
well, hows back to debian




see that matrix in firefox? it moves, which I thought was pretty cool. anyway, Debian Testing 'Wheezy' 64-bit with xfce 4.8. theme darklooks, icons gnome
post #3726 of 7733
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well, hows back to debian


see that matrix in firefox? it moves, which I thought was pretty cool. anyway, Debian Testing 'Wheezy' 64-bit with xfce 4.8. theme darklooks, icons gnome

Man XFCE really reminds me of KDE3.x. I just can't go back to it because it will make me miss the days of SLAX. May my first Linux distro RIP. sad-smiley-002.gif

PS: Who is this other mystery user of Enlightenment I see in the poll? I must know I'm not alone. biggrin.gif
Edited by Rookie1337 - 9/28/12 at 6:23pm
     
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post #3727 of 7733
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well, hows back to debian Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

see that matrix in firefox? it moves, which I thought was pretty cool. anyway, Debian Testing 'Wheezy' 64-bit with xfce 4.8. theme darklooks, icons gnome

Man XFCE really reminds me of KDE3.x. I just can't go back to it because it will make me miss the days of SLAX. May my first Linux distro RIP. sad-smiley-002.gif

PS: Who is this other mystery user of Enlightenment I see in the poll? I must know I'm not alone. biggrin.gif

yet lighter, using gtk+ and fully up to date smile.gif so your first distro was slax? interesting. mine was mint,, 10rc I think? then debian shortly after that. I find checkerboard like tessellations painful but for some reason the hexagonal ones work fine
post #3728 of 7733
Well the good news is I just found out SLAX is back from the dead! But I likely won't be able to try out version 7 until the end of the year. I wonder if it will be as easy as I remember or as difficult as Porteus seems.
     
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Well the good news is I just found out SLAX is back from the dead! But I likely won't be able to try out version 7 until the end of the year. I wonder if it will be as easy as I remember or as difficult as Porteus seems.

I'll be sure to try it out thumb.gif what lead you to slax as your first distro?
post #3730 of 7733
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I'll be sure to try it out thumb.gif what lead you to slax as your first distro?

Well, SLAX7 (the one that isn't 3 years old) won't be out until December according to Thomas (the creator) but you can see what Linux was like way back when with version 6. LOL.

It was my first as I got a netbook back in 2010 and Win7 was making it somewhat unbearable so I wanted something faster; my friend who was a big Slackware guy recommended it and emphasized the "toram" option and damn I still haven't had anything quite as fast as that experience. The ability to load or unload programs from the active session and the image were nice. It did become rather complicated if you wanted to get wifi working (at least to someone like me) or other hardware. I remember it was the first time I'd ever seen an office program (OOo if you can believe it) open in 1 second max on a netbook on first run. Sometimes I think if they made managing the dependencies easier to follow then SLAX or similar Linux Live Script based distros could really have an impact for end users. Again though the problem is money as that's why Thomas had to quit working on it back then.
     
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