What desktop/window manager do you use?

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What desktop environment/window manager do you use?

GNOME 2
86
28%
GNOME 3
20
6%
KDE
41
13%
Unity
0
No votes
XFCE
85
27%
LXDE
7
2%
Enlightenment
3
1%
Openbox
27
9%
Another window manager/desktop not listed
41
13%
 
Total votes : 310

What desktop/window manager do you use?

Postby dust hill resident » 2011-05-02 20:18

There have been changes in desktop linux recently, with GNOME 3 and Unity being released. So I thought it would be a good time to have a poll like this.
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Re: What desktop/window manager do you use?

Postby 4D696B65 » 2011-05-02 20:22

Gnome 2 until gnome 3 filters into sid.
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Re: What desktop/window manager do you use?

Postby jheaton5 » 2011-05-02 20:36

Icewm
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Re: What desktop/window manager do you use?

Postby vbrummond » 2011-05-02 21:05

I am using Gnome 2 with the Gnome 3 shell, and when Gnome 3 hits testing I will be using it. Otherwise XFCE, which I will use for all legacy machines.
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Re: What desktop/window manager do you use?

Postby woteb » 2011-05-02 21:17

Mostly XFCE on my laptop. Sometimes Openbox. I use Openbox when I will use 'heavy' programs, like Virtualbox. But that's not very common to me.
On the workstations (3 + 2 laptops) all XFCE running on Squeeze/Backports.
My own laptop is running Wheezy and today I upgraded XFCE to 4.8 using the Sid repository.
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Re: What desktop/window manager do you use?

Postby Revenger » 2011-05-02 21:19

I use Gnome 3 on my LFS build until it reaches Debian Testing. I also have Squeeze and Gnome 2 installed in case I mess up LFS configuration.
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Re: What desktop/window manager do you use?

Postby Mr James » 2011-05-02 23:59

Using Gnome 2 in Debian Squeeze.
Been switching between KDE and Gnome forever. I love KDE with a passion. But there are certain kinks that simply do not exist or are easily fixed in Gnome which, in Squeeze, is as close to perfection as possible.
I'm sticking to Gnome for now.
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Re: What desktop/window manager do you use?

Postby eriefisher » 2011-05-03 00:36

XFCE...Fluxbox...IceWM.
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Re: What desktop/window manager do you use?

Postby emariz » 2011-05-03 03:32

Debian's default one; Gnome.

I like Gnome's simplicity and its tool set. It is the best desktop environment that I have ever tried. On the other hand, I cannot stand KDE's never ending options and menus, and I had always considered Xfce as a second-rate Gnome (until version 4.8).
I must say that I have never used a window manager; I have tried them on live CD's, but that's it. I won't leave Gnome for a window manager, but I will flirt with one; just to learn something.
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Re: What desktop/window manager do you use?

Postby edbarx » 2011-05-03 04:51

KDE 4.4.5 on Debian Squeeze.
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Re: What desktop/window manager do you use?

Postby ghostdawg » 2011-05-03 05:42

Gnome 2 mainly but will play around with Openbox, like now on this machine.
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Re: What desktop/window manager do you use?

Postby kedaha » 2011-05-03 06:37

I voted Gnome 2 which I prefer and have always used it as my main DE and also on my Acer Extensa laptop. I also use LXDE on my Acer Aspire One although I'm not exactly enthralled with it.
Maybe one day I'll use Gnome 3 but I'm really quite happy with what I've got now.
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Re: What desktop/window manager do you use?

Postby Tadeas » 2011-05-03 08:25

If I vote for KDE, I get "The submitted form was invalid. Try submitting again.". Is this on purpose? :)
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Re: What desktop/window manager do you use?

Postby dejan034 » 2011-05-03 08:30

KDE 4.6.2 on Debian testing. 8)
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Re: What desktop/window manager do you use?

Postby barko » 2011-05-03 08:58

GNOME 2 on debian testing.
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