[CentOS] Re: centos beta 5 right click on desktop [OT]

Mark Hull-Richter mhull-richter at datallegro.com
Wed Mar 14 18:30:30 UTC 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of Jeremy Sanders
> Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 2:23 AM
> To: centos at centos.org
> Subject: [CentOS] Re: centos beta 5 right click on desktop [OT]
> Battling with some of those folks suggests that they remove any
> which has the tinyest possibility of confusing the least knowledgable.
> Goodness knows why you can't have "advanced" configuration dialogs to
> change some of their braindead defaults (if there is an option, it's
> usually hidden in that gconf disaster, but usually they hard code in
> crap).
> I gave up several years ago with gnome (also see the discussion
> gnome and linus), and have been pretty happy with kde since. I still
> to face that shockingly bad gtk/gnome file dialog box when using
> though :-(
I used KDE briefly on my SuSE Linux at home, but it kept the CPU so busy
that everything ran slower than <you know what>.  I'm not seeing that
problem with gnome, here at work (CentOS 4.4+) or at home (still SuSE
until I put in the new Mobo/Mem/Video).  Has that changed, or is KDE
still a CPU/GPU hog?



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