polling my FreeBSD compariots...
noc at hdk5.net
Sun Mar 11 20:45:31 UTC 2007
Patrick Bowen wrote:
> Jonathan Horne wrote:
>> ive been a KDE user for as long as i can remember. this week, im off
>> from work, and want to spend some time trying something new with my
>> laptop. so far i have it built with 6.2-RELEASE-p2, and xorg up to
>> the minimal desktop.
>> id like to try to try something thats not gnome, or basically id like
>> to try some of the lesser known, but still just as functional desktops.
>> can i get some recommendations, as well as what graphical mail reader
>> and web browser works best with your recommendation?
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> Take a look at WindowMaker, or BlackBox if you want to get real
> minimal. Both are excellent window managers (not desktops) and can be
> found in ports. Firefox, Thunderbird, and all the rest work just fine.
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I have used XFCE 3.* on all my free BSD boxes for years. It is a Simple
GUI which I use on any Desktops I build. The video is clear and is
simple. ( XFCE4* I did not like the concept.) Emails etc all work and
install easily from ports.
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