DragonFly GUI desktop at work - not bad at all

Stéphane Russell srussell at prodigeinfo.qc.ca
Fri Jul 20 11:33:25 PDT 2012

John Marino a écrit :
> On 7/20/2012 17:12, Stéphane Russell wrote:
>> Wojciech Puchar a écrit :
>>>> despite of an error message at startup is working fine, as long as
>>>> I'm not trying to configure it, since GConf is not working.
>>> just use windows manager like cwm or fvwm2+your own configuration.
>>> I for example use my 9 year old .fvwm2rc which results in cwm-alike
>>> environment.
>>> it's really easier to just run program you need (like openoffice
>>> writer, mail client, gimp etc.) instead of running bells and whistles
>>> like Gnome.
>>> I assume you need workstation (==computer to do actual work). Gnome
>>> nor XFCE nor KDE doesn't help in doing actual work.
>> I always try to use Gnome whenever possible, and fall back to XFCE when
>> it's not.
> It might be time to rethink that approach.  The gnome library version 
> numbers are all mismatched.  Some are 2.24, others 2.26, others 2.32. 
> Effectively they can't all be brought to the current level of glib2 
> due to the increasing amount of linux-only functionality there.  The 
> days of Gnome on non-Linux might be numbered, at least modern Gnome...
> On the flipside, KDE has been compiling completely and all the modules 
> have matching versions numbers.  Currently KDE 3.5 just lost regressed 
> a module or two, but before that we had fully building KDE 3.5 and 4.8.x.
> XFCE has been building as well, but it's still on 4.6
> John
I think your right about this. Even the Illumos community complains 
about this.

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