#debian - Mon 5 Mar 2007 between 01:46 and 01:51

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Nylesmacnay: use xfce
smacnayvinboy: thanks
Nylesmacnay: that is lighter than gnome and kde and is very nice/lean/clean/customizable
rahulwhy do you need a "desktop manager"?
smacnayNyle: hmm, I have heard of it but must read up on it.
rahulwhat do you think it's supposed to provide?
because I haven't seen them provide anything that actually works.
Nylesmacnay: you man like a desktop env. or a desktop 'manager' ala kdm/gdm and a 3rd one called xfm
xdm* and surely might be more
rahulif I _don't_ use them, I get more funcitonality
wdm
smacnayrahul: I am bored with X + console apps and want to play around with something else.
I am interested in trying a desktop environment.
rahula desktop environment is just a fixed set of programs
smacnayyes
Nylesmacnay: first try xfce
rahulmost of which do nothing useful.
actionSupaplex straps smacnay to the top of a desk for all to see
Supaplexstraps smacnay to the top of a desk for all to see
rahulSupaplex: kinky
actionsevenpacks recalls the time people asked "what's xfce?"
sevenpacksrecalls the time people asked "what's xfce?"
Nylesmacnay: what sort of a machien are you working with?
rahulsmacnay: honestly, what are you expecting from this desktop shit?
because I'm telling you, I only find _less_ with them
smacnayrahul: something different but probably nothing I can't do right now with console
rahulsmacnay: I'm not saying I use console
smacnayNyle: Athlon 2600+ with 512 M ram.
Nylelet the man play with what he wants
smacnay: you're good to go then
actionrahul plays with what he wants
rahulplays with what he wants
Nyleno need to worry about less memory
512 is ample for any desktop for everyday use
rahulanybody wanna watch?
smacnayrahul: I am curious about what you use?
rahulsmacnay: sawfish, Eterm, spager, wmaker applets
Nylesmacnay: and it makes him feel l33t. we let him :)
rahulheh
Nylehehe
rahulI'm not 1337
I'm |<3w/_
enoufugh

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