What Does Your Desktop Look Like?
Aug 04, 2010, 16:34 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Doug Roberts)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"After my fourth desktop installation in as many days, I
suddenly realized a couple of things. One: I like trying out new
distributions, and two: I noted how uncluttered my preferred
interface is. See below.
"Driven by an urge to move out of my old, stale (to me, anyhow:
I've been using KDE for years) KDE desktop environment, I went on
an install binge, successively slapping Ubuntu Netbook Edition
10.04 (UNE), plain ol' Ubuntu 10.04, and Linux Mint 9 onto
unsuspecting hardware that I had laying around. Yes, I know these
are all Debian-based distros. I've served my RPM time with
Mandrake/Mandriva, RHEL, CENTOS, and Fedora. It's Debian-based
distros for me from now on, if I have a choice.
"The install sequence went something like this:"