Is KDE4 usable on FreeBSD?
noc at hdk5.net
Sat Nov 1 16:36:31 PDT 2008
> Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>> it's SLOW and resource hungry - giving nothing else than a good look.
>> that's why i compare it to windoze.
>> and why you need "desktop" (whatever it means) at all?
> You need desktop for Unix (Linux) to be adopted by simple users.
> Also GUI makes life much easier even for advanced users.
> I don't want to deal command lines/config files for mundane
> things like finding and setting up wireless networks, playing
> CDs/DVDs, etc. GUI integrated with desktop would make this
> much less time consuming.
>> just window manager is enough, try fvwm2 maybe icewm maybe other etc.
> not really enough.
> Unfortunately open source is pretty much a failure when it comes to GUI and
> desktop. Any kind of GUI, look at ddd for example. Untested
> software (like kde4) is being released to the public for some reason.
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Try XFCE 3 or 4 for an excellent OS window manager.
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