Is KDE4 usable on FreeBSD?

Yuri yuri at
Sat Nov 1 10:44:00 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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