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What is your favourite desktop environment or windows manager for the X Window System? (Max 2)

KDE
5 (35.7%)
GNOME
6 (42.9%)
Xfce
2 (14.3%)
IceWM
0 (0%)
JWM
0 (0%)
Mezzo
0 (0%)
Blackbox
0 (0%)
wmii
0 (0%)
Enlightenment
1 (7.1%)
EDE
0 (0%)
ratpoison
0 (0%)
Etoile
0 (0%)
CDE
0 (0%)
Fluxbox
0 (0%)
Window Maker
0 (0%)
FVWM
0 (0%)
ROX
0 (0%)
3D Desktop
0 (0%)
XPde
0 (0%)
5dwm
0 (0%)
Other
0 (0%)

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Offline Entscheidungsproblem

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Preferred Desktop Environment/Windows Manager
« on: April 15, 2008, 09:01:58 PM »
I was just going to have only Desktop Environments as options, but so many people only use Windows Managers, so I included them too.
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Re: Perferred Desktop Environment/Windows Manager
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2008, 10:03:02 PM »
I like KDE because of how configurable it is, but it's a little too heavy for my needs so I'm using Xfce currently. I used to be big on Fluxbox but it's way too time-consuming to change the look and feel of it.

I'm thinking of giving Ubuntu a try (I've used Slackware since ~2001) so if I do, I can try out GNOME.

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Re: Preferred Desktop Environment/Windows Manager
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2008, 10:25:30 PM »
At home I run Gentoo and OpenSUSE, while at school we use Debian and Fedora Core, so I have used KDE, GNOME, and Xfce the most.  Though, I have used IceWM, Window Maker, Fluxbox and ROX.  I prefer KDE over the other major DEs, and though I am not a huge fan of GNOME, since I am most familiar with it, it would have to be my second preferred one.
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Re: Preferred Desktop Environment/Windows Manager
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2012, 02:21:56 AM »
LOLWUT?

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Re: Preferred Desktop Environment/Windows Manager
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2012, 06:46:09 AM »
I mainly use Ubuntu, sometimes have to switch to windows to run logos as it is totally not compatible with Linux.
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Re: Preferred Desktop Environment/Windows Manager
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2012, 09:34:08 AM »
I think it has something to do with the Linux kernal.
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Re: Preferred Desktop Environment/Windows Manager
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2012, 12:17:27 PM »
I think it has something to do with the Linux kernal.

No, it's the Graphical User Interface, which sits on top of a hardware abstraction level (usually X Windows), which sits on top of the kernel. I believe the Command Line Interface is the only one integrated into the Kernel itself.
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