interesting past 4 hours...
kline at tao.thought.org
Sat Oct 15 00:57:15 PDT 2005
On Fri, Oct 14, 2005 at 09:08:31PM -0500, Nikolas Britton wrote:
> On 10/12/05, Gary Kline <kline at tao.thought.org> wrote:
> > This is to anybody with Gnome or KDE insights,
> > First, both environments do work on my 400Mhz ThinkPad
> > (with almost 300M/SDRAM). KDE has a nicer feel for my tastes
> > but the response in beyond crummy even with nearly all
> > eye-candy.
> Did you mean to say with all eye-candy disabled?... Have you checked out XFCE?
> Intro to XFCE:
> Here are some flash based demos:
> The XFCE meta port is in x11-wm/xfce4 and don't forget about all the
> plugins: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/ports.cgi?query=XFCE&stype=all
> After you install the XFCE meta port type in rehash and then
> startxfce4, if you like it and want to keep it as your default desktop
> environment type in "echo "/usr/X11R6/bin/startxfce4" > ~/.xinitrc".
> the FreeBSD handbook as a bit about XFCE in section 5.7.4
> I use KDE on my fast systems and XFCE on the slow ones.
I'll give xfce a try. Again. I played with it months ago
but gave up on it after a few days. Can I run all KDE-ware
and Gnome suites too?
Thanks for the pointers!
Gary Kline kline at thought.org www.thought.org Public service Unix
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