[conspire] Ubuntu 6.10 [was Re: ... distro news]

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Wed Dec 20 13:11:02 PST 2006

On Wed, 20 Dec 2006 12:46:12 -0800, Rick Moen wrote:

> Quoting Daniel Gimpelevich (daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us):
>> I would like to renew the call for a new, from-scratch desktop
>> environment whose design would draw upon the lessons learned from the
>> effects of the deployment of KDE, GNOME, and OSX/Aqua/Cocoa upon perceived
>> look-and-feel.
> It's only a modest offering, but have you tried Xfce?  I'm sticking with
> that (via Xubuntu) on my iBooks, for now, despite using Window Maker
> elsewhere.

Yes, a year and a half ago, I chose GNOME over both xfce4 and wmaker, and
found it to be even lighter than xfce4 in the setup that suited me.

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