P.U.Kruppa root at
Thu Nov 17 18:45:30 GMT 2005

On Thu, 17 Nov 2005, eoghan wrote:

> P.U.Kruppa wrote:
>> On Thu, 17 Nov 2005, eoghan wrote:
>>> Hello
>>> Im wondering if anyone can give me some feedback on using gnome. Ive been 
>>> using KDE since Ive started using freeBSD and it like it. But I have 
>>> recently looked at ubuntus distro, which uses gnome (their version I 
>>> assume) and it was very nice.
>>> So, stuff like font rendering etc. Which is, in your experience, prettier 
>>> so to speak, to use? Applications and so on. The gnome project page seems 
>>> to be lacking version screenshots, or at least I couldnt find them.
>>> Any feedback greatly appreciated.
>> This is a difficult question to answer since it really is a matter of taste 
>> what kind of look you prefer. And don't forget you can change the look and 
>> design of your gnome or kde desktop completely to accroding to your needs 
>> and wishes.
>> What I really can say - since I am using gnome for everyday's work for some 
>> years now - Gnome has greatly improved stability, perfomance and usability 
>> since "old times" of 2.6 or 2.8 .
>> 2.12 is a fast and reliable working enviroment.
>> If you can afford the bandwith and the diskspace you should install both 
>> and compare yourself.
> Thanks for the reply. Ive installed gnome, having some problems running it 
> and didnt get a chance to tackle it last night, but I will later. I guess I 
> was just wondering whether the guys at ubuntu have just done a really nice 
> job with gnome, or is this how it "looks". The fonts seemed smoother and 
> window dragging wasnt jerky at all, even though it was running from a cd. But 
> I will compare and see what its like.
> Eoghan
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