Linked by Neven Bijelic on Wed 24th Nov 2004 08:45 UTC
Xfce No doubt, all of you have heard of Xfce and those who haven't will hear about it soon anyway. I remember trying out Xfce for the first time back on SuSE 9.0. I am not sure if it came with the distrobution or if I downloaded it. At the time 9.0 came out I remember thinking to myself "nice, good potential, could be eyecandy, fast..." but I still logged into KDE upon booting. Sure I tried Gnome but somehow for a windows-commer KDE was more user friendly at the time. Update: More screenshots of XFce.
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by AdamW on Wed 24th Nov 2004 20:28 UTC

So does GNOME and KDE, of course.

BTW, for the guy who posted a screenshot...I've never found panels that don't cover the width of the screen to make sense. It just effectively wastes the corner, since nothing *else* useful is small enough to fit down there, and when you have a maximised window it looks ugly as heck, to my eyes. Hate to say it, but both my GNOME desktop and my XFce one are hacked up to look as much like Windows's start bar as possible - that's the one thing Windows gets right, IMO. Launchers on the left, taskbar in the middle, status tray and clock on the right. Gets everything done in one space and leaves the rest of the screen for applications. Either that or no panel at all is the most sensible setup I can think of.