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On 01/02/08 06:21, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> Ron Johnson wrote:
>>
[snip]
>>
>> Yup.  I just had a 2-week fling with KDE.  *Really* configurable
>> (thank $DEITY, because their defaults suck), but KDE 3.5.8 is a lot
>> slower than even GNOME 2.14 and the KDE versions of the apps (mail,
>> web browsing, usenet reading, stargazing, 
> 
> 
> ?

You want examples?

>> listening to music) which
>> I use the most are either not as fully functional or work in a
>> radically different manner than which I am used to using.
>>
>> IMO, GNOME/Gtk apps seem to feel[*] like Windows apps.  Some will
>> think that's Bad, but because I need to have a Windows PC right next
>>  to my Linux box, that's a Good Thing.  
> 
> 
> Take out the PC, take out the videocard, put that into the other PC,
> leave the monitor/keyboard, mouse and reconfigure xorg.conf for 2 of
> each. The install the VMware Server and run Windows on it.
> 
> I run XP without servicepacks from 2001 that way. And the behavior of XP
>   is impressive. Gets all the displays right.

When building my (now 5 week old) PC, I thought about going 64-bit
and using a hypervisor, but decided that it would be much simpler to
move hda to the new box, and mv movies, etc to a new data-only drive.

- --
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

"I'm not a vegetarian because I love animals, I'm a vegetarian
because I hate vegetables!"
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