Replacing windows XP at home.
jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu
Tue Aug 1 14:47:34 UTC 2006
> Joshua Lewis wrote:
> > Would I be better off just going with Gnome or KDE? I realize once I
> > start installing apps that I will probably wind up installing
> > something that uses Gnome or KDE libraries so I am going to wind up
> > bloating my system any ways right?
> Look at them both and make a choice if you like either.
> I tried both in the past, but found they were not for me for various
> reasons, so I went looking, also tried Xfce as has been mentioned, but
> I decided I wanted to try something really different from things that
> seemed Windows like.
> Tried WindowMaker and have been using it now for a long time. Here is
> the url www.windowmaker.info if you are interested.
> As you requested lean and fast, little slow getting started, only
> because it is very different in the approach of say Gnome, KDE, or Xfce,
> but once you get used to it, works great. I also like dock apps, which
> you can get more info at http://dockapps.org/
Gee, I just use AfterStep. Of course, that isn't really an MS-Win
environment replacement. It doesn't even attempt to be. But then I
really do not want to have the look and feel of MS-Win. I want something
more straight-forward and less icky.
> Good Luck,
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