LinuxPlanet: Making Your Terminal into a Desktop
Mar 16, 2006, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jem Matzan)
"There are several possible reasons why you might choose to use
the command line interface (CLI) as your desktop environment. For
one thing, it uses less electricity, so you could maximize battery
life on your laptop computer. Secondly, it forces you to think
about your operating system and directory structure in a totally
different way than a GUI does; this could greatly enhance your
understanding of GNU/Linux and cause you to be more creative in
your technological problem solving. And thirdly, everyone will
think you're a supreme computer genius for ditching X11 for the
CLI. People passing by your desk will think you're some kind of
computer god. Who doesn't want that?
"Here's how to set up your virtual terminal to be more
productive for desktop work..."