Re: Getting there
On Sat, 19 Jun 1999, Christian Dysthe wrote:
> I am sitting here now on my Debian box listening to NetRadio having X11Amp
> ready, all in all, I have a new envoironemt to work in that in many ways is
> just as appealing as my Windows environment was, except for the fact that this
> one is much more stable and looks soooo much better than MS Windows does
> (thanks to WindowMaker!).
> And then I have to miss two essential tools:
> 1. A stable www browser.
> 2. A multi account email program.
> 1. Netscape doesn't even need many comments. It us unstable and full of bugs
> under Linux. It works, but it does crash, alot! Always has under Linux. And I
> do not want lynx! :)
> 2. Linux people tell me to use mutt or pine or elm or whatever, but I do
> not want that. I want something like Outlook Express, The Bat! or even Eudora.
> But there is no such thing! A combo consisting of XFmail, exim and
> fetchmail is the only solution that comes close to those Win MUA's in my
> opinion. Then there is email software connected to Gnome and KDE. I do not want
> that either. Is Linux going to become "worse" than Windows, because you will
> have to choose a desktop environment you do not really like because it comes
> with "must have" apps? I hope not.... Help me out here! :)
Why are you against Gnome and KDE?
I use KDE and kfm, the file manager, is a very capable WWW browser,
and KMail works fine. You can use KDE apps without being tied down to
KDE -- any other Linux apps will run just fine. I don't see the problem.