Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 13th Oct 2011 21:33 UTC, submitted by mahmudinashar
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Ah, it's that time of the year again. We already had this up on the sidebar, but I figured we'd turn it into a proper front page item - mostly because I want to discuss the move by the Ubuntu team to no longer install GNOME 2 as the 'classic' desktop option - which pretty much ends any and all involvement for me with Ubuntu (KDE 4 here I come). There's more to this than just that, of course, so those of you who do like Unity still have enough reason to upgrade.
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RE: @Thom
by lemur2 on Thu 13th Oct 2011 22:41 UTC in reply to "@Thom"
lemur2
Member since:
2007-02-17

You could give ROX Desktop, LXDE or Xfce a spin. I've just removed KDE4 from my Gentoo system, falling back on the solid Gnome 2.32 (with Compiz-Fusion obviously). KDE4 is to unfinished for proper daily usage. Sluggish, slightly unstable. It feels like a mix of alpha and beta quality software. And with odd drawing artifacts, not unlike Syllable, SkyOS and AROS. There is also WindowMaker/GNUStep (possibly with Cairo Composite Manager for the bling - works with OpenBox as well).


No need to lie.

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RE[2]: @Thom
by dylansmrjones on Thu 13th Oct 2011 22:43 in reply to "RE: @Thom"
dylansmrjones Member since:
2005-10-02

Huh? What are you talking about?

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RE[3]: @Thom
by lemur2 on Thu 13th Oct 2011 22:47 in reply to "RE[2]: @Thom"
lemur2 Member since:
2007-02-17

Huh? What are you talking about?


KDE SC 4.6.x or 4.7.x, which comes with the most recent Linux distributions, is perfectly stable and well performed. It is fast, slick and powerful. It is the most advanced desktop software platform available.

What are YOU talking about?

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