__/ [ Sinister Midget ] on Wednesday 10 May 2006 11:18 \__
> On 2006-05-09, rapskat <rapskat@xxxxxxxxx> posted something concerning:
>> On Tue, 09 May 2006 07:50:28 -0700, tab wrote:
>>> I been using it.
>>> Flatty is using it.
>>> DFS is using it.
>>> I guess the COLA freaks, still want a command line,
>>> and wonder why the world is not jumping on linux,
>> And where was it that you first heard about PCLOS?
> I've tried it, though it was awhile back. I'll try it again sometime.
> Having that list to recommend it, though, does it no favors whatsoever.
> Maybe that bunch has been sent to trash it by announcing they use and
> like it?
PCLinuxOS appeals to me only because of its looks. Whether it probes and
detects hardware successfully, I am yet to find out. Mandriva 2006 was
excellent in that respect. Let's not forget that PCLinuxOS is KDE-based and,
judging by a KDE 4 mockup:
Not to mention Plasma, XGL and all the other fun stuff, this may a good path
way forward, eye-candy-wise, if not usability-wise as well. The KDE team is
working with professionals to improve the user experience.
As to some good news, published early this morning:
KDE joins the Free Software Foundation
,----[ Quote ]
| KDE and the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) are proud to
| announce their associate status, working together for the promotion
| and protection of Free Software on users' desktops in Europe and
To GNOME, the raison d'être was (at least in part) the KDE licensing issues.
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