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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 #6571 of 7733
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Originally Posted by enorbet2 View Post

PS- Speaking of seductive wenches, I'm surprised nobody commented on my gorgeous Ex on my Xfce wallpaper. She's the figure on the left, in orange. biggrin.gif

The pulsar?
post #6572 of 7733
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The pulsar?

Umm No. The pulsar is Blue. The Orange is the majority of visible material sucked out of the Pulsar, and swept into the abyss from which not even light can escape. Only bi-polar relativistic particles shoot out of the Singlarity. wink.gif
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post #6573 of 7733
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Umm No. The pulsar is Blue. The Orange is the majority of visible material sucked out of the Pulsar, and swept into the abyss from which not even light can escape. Only bi-polar relativistic particles shoot out of the Singlarity. wink.gif

Well obviously. You can see the blue giant from which the material is being streamed from. I was being lazy since the pulsar is on the left and the stuff in orange wouldn't be there had it not been for the pulsar.

Was there a point to your original question, or were you just fishing for an excuse to exercise some pedanticism? tongue.gif
post #6574 of 7733
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Was there a point to your original question, or were you just fishing for an excuse to exercise some pedanticism? tongue.gif

I don't see where I asked a question. The first I responded to you was in agreement with your "I want to love E17:sad-smile" and that extended the convo with Rookie and my analogy likening E17 to a seductive wench, gorgeous but having "issues". The PS regarding my ex was just an attempt at humor in the vein of said wenches. While pedantic could be used to describe many of my posts, I don't see it applying here at all. Short jabs, not an intricate dance.
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Fair enough smile.gif
post #6576 of 7733
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Naturally I would contend that you were seduced by it's beauty LOL, but in all fairness I probably should have included a disclaimer. Like some women I've known, Enlightenment is just gorgeous but under the skin there are "issues". tongue.gif I asked if anyone has been playing with it so I don't have to try it on my main again, since it doesn't always play nice. I have been considering a dedicated older box, or at least a dedicated, selectable hdd, to just give to E and try to see how it evolves. It does have a lot of potential. I sincerely hope it works out the bugs and realizes that potential since it really is more than just easy on the eyes.

E17 seduces me more for the speed and low RAM/VRAM footprint along with FPS control. The cake is the configurability. The issues seem mostly the same that QT/KDE programs have...which is stupid GTK. Though, E17 handles GTK better than KDE/QT. Still can't figure out why qmmp won't listen to the E17 WM though. rolleyes.gif
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To be honest, I don't like the look of E17 much. I mean initially it looks pretty, but after about 10 seconds of use (ie when you start to open Qt / GTK programs) and you see nothing fits properly, I usually give up and switch back to KDE.

It's a great pity as I want to love E17 frown.gif

Well, GTK programs work better with E17 and they're almost a complete non-issue with some minimal theming work (though figuring that out isn't exactly obvious). QT stuff has been a pain and LibreOffice with it's whole "install theme packages" mentality adds a moment of annoyance.
     
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LibreOffice has theme packages?
post #6578 of 7733
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LibreOffice has theme packages?

A few, yes. The appropriate GTK/Qt themes usually get installed by you package manager by default. There are a few others available. They all look weird though. The Qt theme looks like ass too.
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A few, yes. The appropriate GTK/Qt themes usually get installed by you package manager by default. There are a few others available. They all look weird though. The Qt theme looks like ass too.

Oh theme. I thought rookie meant custom skins. And yeah, I agree that they all look weird. I've never understood how the Libre Office devs managed to make Qt look so bad when Qt's APIs are so easy to get right.
post #6580 of 7733
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Oh theme. I thought rookie meant custom skins. And yeah, I agree that they all look weird. I've never understood how the Libre Office devs managed to make Qt look so bad when Qt's APIs are so easy to get right.

Yeah..sorry what Melcar was talking about is what I meant. And I totally agree about the way LibreOffice and back when I used OpenOffice handle QT/KDE (yes I know others use QT but it seems worse in KDE).





Just look at that. Why is it so hard for GTK programs to play nice with dark themes from KDE? mad.gif
     
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