[nycbug-talk] BSD on a desktop (revisited)
Wed Aug 3 09:20:15 EDT 2005
On Wed 2005.08.03 at 08:03 -0400, Isaac Levy wrote:
> Hey All,
> What kinds of X11 desktops does everyone use, and would reccommend to
> a possible 'reverse switcher', from a Mac desktop to a BSD machine?
> I know this discussion has come up here before, but in different
> contexts, (newbie users, people switching from windows, etc...)
> I'm asking in light of yesterday's post regarding Apple and trusted
> computing fun,
> this BSD/UNIX server jockey is now looking to dive seriously into X11
> desktop use. I'm coming from the perspective of a LONG time mac
> user, who tends to live at shells on remote servers, and listen to a
> lot of music... I like using multiple desktops, and usually switch
> between LOTS of windows while working. I'm also an avid key-command
> user, and learn new GUI app key commands fast- but I expect
> consistency for any of it to make sense to me.
> What does everyone use?
please everyone, let's not start a war ;)
on that note...i'll kinda guess what the majority of responses will be,
so that's why i'd like to toss in my $.02
i choose OpenBSD - it works out of the box - no (re)compiling this,
that, or the other - it does everything i need it to - no fuss or mess
and i spend my time doing work instead of messing with the *tool* i have
choosen. (oh, and i use fvwm) (if any of you have actually seen my
environment, you'll know that i like things simple - KISS).
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