Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 1st Sep 2011 22:31 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes The last time we did this, it was still 2010, so it's been a while. Since I'm having a hard time finding interesting things to write about today (unless you guys want a story about Apple losing another iPhone prototype at a bar, or about Samsung's god-given quest to launch a tablet/smartphone for each number between 3 and 10), let's do one of those old-fashioned and quaint 'show us your desktop!'-things. I'll start.
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RE: The laptop
by TusharG on Fri 2nd Sep 2011 09:23 UTC in reply to "The laptop"
TusharG
Member since:
2005-07-06

Well! Actually your Windows 7 desktop looks better because of a blue-green clean wallpaper and without any icons! It is looking better than arch desktop ;) I like it!

Edited 2011-09-02 09:24 UTC

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RE[2]: The laptop
by Morgan on Fri 2nd Sep 2011 11:38 in reply to "RE: The laptop"
Morgan Member since:
2005-06-29

Interesting. I spend most of my time in Arch as I'm just more comfortable there; I feel that I have a fine-grained control of the OS and I'm much more familiar with what's going on at any given moment. Windows exists on my laptop for the purposes of rooting my older Android phone (there's some irony!) and playing a few Windows-only games that don't work well under Wine. That's why it's so Spartan. ;)

I use LibreOffice instead of MS Office -- I actually prefer its interface to the modern Office versions -- and various other free and open source packages in Windows. In fact, Windows itself and a couple of games are the only commercial components of my Windows installation.

I've been considering a regression back to Windows XP and saving my Windows 7 license for the next desktop I build. It would probably be more compatible with my older games anyway (Thief series, Star Trek Armada, etc).

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