[nycbug-talk] BSD on a desktop (revisited)
nomadlogic at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 17:05:01 EDT 2005
On 8/5/05, Jan Schaumann <jschauma at netmeister.org> wrote:
> Kevin Reiter <tux at penguinnetwerx.net> wrote:
> > pete wright wrote:
> > > but as far
> > > as one of the first things i install on a new personal workstation is
> > > konsole.
> But doesn't konsole pull in a bazillion huge kdependencies, such as Qt,
> kdelibs, keverything... ? Just to get a shell?
> What's the thing that makes konsole the killer terminal for you? Ie,
> what does it that xterm doesn't do?
yes you are exactly correct, it does pull in all that stuff. for me this is
not an issue as at work we have standardized on KDE and at home I run both
KDE and Gnome on my workstation. obviously this may not be desired behaviour
for all installations, and thank goodness xterm is still the gold standard
in reliability/interoperability and stability IMO and is always there. for
me, the big winner with Konsole is tabbed browsing, easy configuration (easy
meaning i can be lazy and use a gui to make changes to key bindings/color
scheeme etc.) and overall performance.
-pete "not planning on converting anyone over to konsole, but it works great
for me" wright ;^)
NYC's *BSD User Group
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