Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 22nd May 2007 03:43 UTC
General Unix Would you be able to survive one full day without using the X server? Linux offers us a wide assortment of CLI based tools which use curses and/or framebuffer for functional user interfaces. There is no reason why you shouldn't be able look up stuff online, read your email, look at pictures, watch movies and listen to music as you are trying to configure X.
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Short answer...
by Mukunda on Tue 22nd May 2007 03:56 UTC
Mukunda
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2006-11-05

Yes... Slightly less shorter answer, I used ratpoison for many months (yes this uses X I know) and was probably happier then using just commandline apps than I am using a full blown DE.

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