Linked by karijes on Mon 21st May 2012 00:47 UTC
Window Managers EDE is a desktop environment for UNIX-like operating systems. Main features of EDE are speed and responsiveness, low resource usage and familiar look and feel. Simply put, a desktop should not get in your way. This is the final 2.0 release, a major rework. Summarizing previous alpha and beta releases, 2.0 is now fully FLTK powered (eFLTK is deprecated) and freedesktop.org friendly. Specificaly, this release adds a new notification daemon, replaces the old edewm with the pekwm window manager, fixes a lot of issues and memory leaks, and more. Grab the release and try it. You can also try ede netinstall, a single command that will download and compile EDE for you.
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familiar look and feel???
by MacMan on Mon 21st May 2012 03:03 UTC
MacMan
Member since:
2006-11-19

Why the f#?k is that "familiar look and feel" automatically means Windows 95???

FYI, some of us have actually used something other that Windows 95 and its progeny or visual clones.

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RE: familiar look and feel???
by kwan_e on Mon 21st May 2012 03:34 in reply to "familiar look and feel???"
kwan_e Member since:
2007-02-18

Why the f#?k is that "familiar look and feel" automatically means Windows 95???

FYI, some of us have actually used something other that Windows 95 and its progeny or visual clones.


Of course, that alone automagically makes it "unfamiliar look and feel". They should be ashamed for not using 5 sigma descriptions of the true DE landscape representation.

Bad DE, bad!

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RE: familiar look and feel???
by zima on Mon 21st May 2012 12:51 in reply to "familiar look and feel???"
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

Why the f#?k is that "familiar look and feel" automatically means Windows 95???
FYI, some of us have actually used something other that Windows 95 and its progeny or visual clones.

And yet you immediately recognized it. And I'm fairly certain you could smoothly jump into using it (also because you most likely had plenty of practice with using such UI, considering how ubiquitous it is, how one is "forced" to use it from time to time)

That is exactly what "familiar look and feel" means - not whether or not it's the look of your personally preferred darling from the old days.

Edited 2012-05-21 12:55 UTC

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