GUI Suggested?

Warren Block wblock at
Thu Sep 23 03:57:48 UTC 2010

On Wed, 22 Sep 2010, Jorge Biquez wrote:

> I was wondering if you can tell suggest me based on yoru experience on what 
> path to follow? KDE? any other?

The Handbook covers setting up the three major desktop environments in

You don't have to choose one of those, there are lots of varied window 
managers, and advocates for each.  There's an overview here on fd.o:  Many of those are in ports.

> I would like to test what you suggest is the best for you and if possible 
> that it is not TOO complicated to setup. The idea is to use it as my desktop 
> plattfor (documents, browser, email, etc)

Personally, I currently use xfce as "lighter" than the other members of 
the big three, while still offering the features I want.  But it really 
is very subjective.  For various purposes, I've used GNOME, KDE, icewm, 
fluxbox, blackbox, and others.  Ports make these all pretty easy to 

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