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post #11 of 68
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when did you go KDE error10? you were just saying "GNOME4LIFE" a few weeks ago

Gnome3/shell got you spooked?

i use kde myself as well @OP.
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Amarok? Boo. I still don't understand it's problem with crossfade. Sometimes it does it (which I don't want) and sometimes it doesn't but since there isn't any control of it I can't take it.
I dunno. I don't see any crossfade options, but then again it's not crossfading for me at all. It's also Day 1 (I haven't run KDE seriously in about a decade) and I may well find something I like better. For now it works fine.
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post #13 of 68
Try it man. KWin is actually a pretty fast, stable window manager. It also manages to do window snapping without compositing and does a better job of it than Windows 7's Aero Snap.
    
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Kwin plus gnome is an interesting combo. I should try kde again I've never used it with arch
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Sacrilege. You'll have fanboys from both sides grabbing their torches and pitchforks.
I brought spares in case anyone forgot theirs.

Honestly, that's rather interesting. It's something worth noting that even with supposed "lines" drawn in the Linux DE world we still have that ability. I wonder what scary mutant freak one could create mixing XFCE, LXDE, KDE, and Gnome (in parts or whole somehow) together. Or hell throw all the DE and WMs together.
     
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Kwin with xfdesktop, gnome panel and pcmanfm?
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post #17 of 68
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I brought spares in case anyone forgot theirs.

Honestly, that's rather interesting. It's something worth noting that even with supposed "lines" drawn in the Linux DE world we still have that ability. I wonder what scary mutant freak one could create mixing XFCE, LXDE, KDE, and Gnome (in parts or whole somehow) together. Or hell throw all the DE and WMs together.
A few hours ago I was running Xfce with KWin, using GEdit and Nautilus, but for some reason that broke Xfce's logout so I stopped.


The whole point of Linux is that its fully open and customizable. You can (and should) mix and match to end up with exactly what you need.
    
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post #18 of 68
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A few hours ago I was running Xfce with KWin, using GEdit and Nautilus, but for some reason that broke Xfce's logout so I stopped.


The whole point of Linux is that its fully open and customizable. You can (and should) mix and match to end up with exactly what you need.
That's why despite the headaches it causes I love it. Though I feel rather spoiled since KDE pretty much covered me. Maybe I'm just not that demanding.
     
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post #19 of 68
openbox with tint2 panel

just default crunchbang more or less

considering switching to something more heavy though... need to learn kde seeing as how its the linux of the future when gnome dies probably get an opensuse set up or fedora kde or something up and running
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openbox with tint2 panel

just default crunchbang more or less

considering switching to something more heavy though... need to learn kde seeing as how its the linux of the future when gnome dies probably get an opensuse set up or fedora kde or something up and running
KDE lost a lot of "support" when they released 4.0.

KDE3 (3.5 definitely) was a great DE, for whatever reason they decided to branch from that and go in a radically new direction, it cost them big on distro and user support.

to me KDE had always been the better DE in terms of stability, usability and feature complete...KDE4 was a complete opposite of that...it was probably deemed as the end of KDE, but they've recovered nicely over the last few years, and have gained a new user base that rivals if not exceed that of KDE3...

i don't think gnome will ever be completely gotten rid of, gnome 3 will gain itself a new fanbase, probably from the minimalistic crowd.
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