[nycbug-talk] BSD on a desktop
scottro at nyc.rr.com
Sat Jul 31 12:45:54 EDT 2004
On Sat, Jul 31, 2004 at 11:53:16AM -0400, pete wright wrote:
> On Jul 30, 2004, at 9:05 PM, G.Rosamond wrote:
> >I'm working on a outline of making FreeBSD a useful desktop. It's
> That's about it, must of the "real" utilities i use are in a shell
> anyway. I've tried using OOo, but really think it's over kill for my
> admin duties. Abiword has no problems with .doc formats and gnumeric I
> think is better than Excell, and I read somewhere that it's infact more
> precise than excell....
Yes, I would use it were it not for the need for Japanese.
> For me it's really the tabbed shells that won me over with using GNOME
> or KDE. You can use tab's in gnome-term, but it's kinda crappy
> compared to konsole. if you have not tried it out, the default
> shortcut is ctl+shift+t to make a new tab, and shift+left/right arrow
> key moves from tab to tab.
Just for fun, you might try materm, another x-terminal with tabs.
(I prefer separate terminals myself, and fluxbox allows me to move them
around the screen with a keystroke combo)
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maybe some ants. Could be fun.
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was just practicing?
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