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Re: SuSE 10.1 (GNOME) Screenshots

  • Subject: Re: SuSE 10.1 (GNOME) Screenshots
  • From: William Poaster <willpoast@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2005 17:13:15 +0000
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On Sun, 20 Nov 2005 16:35:34 +0000, a broadcast message from the Roy
Schestowitz console, was as follows:

> __/ [houghi] on Sunday 20 November 2005 02:29 \__
>> William Poaster wrote:
>>> I agree. I have SuSE 10 with the GNOME desktop setup on another drive.
>>> It isn't as configurable as KDE. AFAIC GNOME just doesn't cut it.
>> Do you think KDE came that way or that it was developed to what it is
>> now? So what you should be saying is:  GNOME just doesn't cut it YET.

houghi's quite right of course, I should have added "yet". :-)
(for some reason his post didn't show up here..)

> Exactly. I must admit that I have envied GNOME because of a variety of
> factors including Luminocity:
> http://ftp.acc.umu.se/mirror/temp/seth/blog/xshots.html
>   (screenshots and videos)
> Yet, whenever I use GNOME (Ubuntu at work) I just can't help wanting the
> features which I have on KDE. At present, merely anything GNOME offers,
> KDE offer as well. It is not quite the case the other way around though.

I've used KDE for about 7 or 8 years, & (as I recall) it's always been
more configurable than any other linux desktop I've used. GNOME has some
features which I like, but I'd like some of the KDE ones incorporating too.
I've also used "Enlightenment" in the past, which I also liked.   

>> I must honesly say, looking at both the screenshots of Gnome and KDE and
>> if I was forced to choose, I would go for WindowMaker. (Ha! Didn't see
>> that one coming, right? ;-)
> I liked what I saw from FVWM:
> http://insitu.lri.fr/metisse/
> It appears to be dormant though.
> Roy

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