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Humor I shall make no bones about the fact that this request is purely filler material, but such threads have been a success in years past. Dear OSNews readers please furnish us with your wondrous and diverse desktop screenshots and machine specifications! Considering that I have used the same wallpaper and platform since 2006, there is no great insight that I can bring to the table. Also, whilst I'm here--OSNews Asks: How have mobile OSes changed your habits this year?
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I'd show mine, but....
by sorpigal on Mon 3rd Jan 2011 12:47 UTC
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Except for the wallpaper my desktop looks just the same as it did last time (and the time before that).

Imagine this: E16, Bluesteel, gkrellm, enlightenment's pager. No icons or other widgets. Gkrellm and pager located anchored to the top-right corner of the screen, pager on top, consuming 64px of width.

This is the exact same setup that I've been using since I switched to E16 in 2002. Prior to that I had a similar setup in GNOME 1.4 (both with sawfish and E16 as WMs), with the GNOME launcher bar aligned right and its pager embedded. Prior to that I used Windows and had LiteStep installed with (you guessed it) the LiteStep pager top-right and a bunch of monitors below that. In LiteStep I even used a port of the Bluesteel theme; in fact, that's why I switched to Enlightenment initially--I wanted my theme back and sawfish didn't have a good bluesteel.

All told I've been using this arrangement since 1997 and don't see myself changing soon. I experiment constantly with new themes, window managers and (to the extent possible) DEs, but I've yet to find anything that I like better.

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