[CentOS-devel] Centos 7 VS Gnome 3

Thu Mar 6 14:01:36 UTC 2014
Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>

On Wed, Mar 05, 2014 at 07:38:41PM -0600, Jim Perrin wrote:
> On 03/05/2014 05:52 PM, Fred Smith 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.
> > 
> > Given the new relationship between RH and Centos, are their any new
> > possibilities of including (or offering as extras) things like Mate
> > or Cinnamon?
> Possibly. We had done a spin of XFCE in the past, and we may do so again
> as well. What I'd very much like to see is a "Desktop SIG" around
> exactly this sort of thing. I'd like to see Mate, or XFCE spun up and
> included as a T1 repo that folks can add. This may happen within EPEL,
> but if not, it would be very nice for someone in the community to spin up.
> > Or will I need to roll my own (or bring 'em in from Fedora) ??
> Would you consider contributing to a Desktop SIG?

It's possible. But I haven't a clue what's involved,... is it
documented somewhere?

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