Re: GNOME3 Ugh! Reverted to XFCE4
Em 12-11-2011 15:51, Joe escreveu:
Well, currently the only thing that's stable and runs on almost any
hardware that Linux has is Openbox and maybe LXDE (which uses Openbox
itself) if you configure it properly and don't use gtk or kde stuff.
I wouldn't know, my two-year-old Gigabyte MB is apparently too old for
Gnome 3. According to the Gnome site:
'It is our primary focus to build a modern operating environment,
platform, and user experience. It doesn't make sense to target the
hardware of the past.'
And there was me thinking that one of the greatest strengths of Linux
was the wide range of hardware it runs on.
These very end user desktop environments (GNOME and KDE) are meant to be
That's the reason where i work we use the last LTS Ubuntu (Lucid) - It's
the last one that supports the old hardware we have in all clients.
It is a very limited idea the developers of the distros (including
Debain itself) have that people from all over the world follow this
pattern (-My computer is old, I'm going to throw it on the garbage an
buy a new one).
Some people actually use those computers found at the garbage. And we
have a lot of work to make them run, most of the time using old software
as well because of incompatibilities.