[CentOS-devel] Centos 7 VS Gnome 3

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Fri Mar 7 17:27:13 UTC 2014


On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 10:59 AM, Ljubomir Ljubojevic <centos at plnet.rs> wrote:
>
>>> RH seems, in their wisdom, to have settled on Gnome3 or KDE. As far as I
>>> can see, they aren't offering any other desktop environments.
>>>
>>> I can't stand Gnome3, and don't care a whole lot for KDE 4.x, though it
>>> doesn't irritate me the way Gnome 3 does.
>>
>> Another issue is that Gnome3 needs 3D and does not work with x2go (and
>> probably freenx/nx  if that is going to be packaged).   And I almost
>> never work directly at a console.   KDE seems to mostly work, but it
>> is annoying to have to switch after all these years of RedHat pushing
>> GNOME.
>>
>
> Is GNOME 2 for CentOS 7 totally out of the picture?

I'd hate to try to package something like that in a way that would
satisfy the rpm dependencies without conflicts.   There should be some
sort of classic mode or flashback that works in 2D but I don't think
either is included now.

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   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com


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