What does your desktop look like?

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Re: What does your desktop look like?

Postby ruffwoof » 2017-04-12 15:41

MARKMENTAL wrote:
ruffwoof wrote:
MARKMENTAL wrote:Not that flashy, but I like GNOME 3

I'm a recent convert also (Debian Jessie/Gnome 3)

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Well now im running XFCE on Sid :lol:
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I too have drifted. Gnome is not as productive as having direct icons of your most frequent programs in the panel (which I like to have at the top of the screen). So now running Jessie Stable pure (no nonfree or contrib), LXDE, booted frugally (like a liveCD, but on HDD) no changes preserved, (unless I flush them to disk)

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Frankly amazed. Openshot, blender, audacity, inkscape, recordmydesktop, devede, mplayer ... (for multimedia), Libre (full office suite), Evolution (mail, notes, appointments, calendar, contacts ..etc) .... and all working really well.

Also I've tweaked the initrd.img so that the main filesystem can be contained within a file filesystem that can be copied and run from a NTFS partition (read/write). I allocated a 8GB file filesysystem, but its only using around 3GB. Less than 1.5GB compressed. Also have a bootable USB ... so conceptually download the 1.5GB compressed filesystem file, uncompress it on either ext or ntfs and with a small USB (less than 60MB) as a boot USB ... boot it up and have a extensive desktop that provides most of the functions that I use/require. I also have single click options to load skype and masterpdfeditor ... but they're outside of pure Debian. I haven't tried installing backported Kodi as of yet.

Quick to boot and run, as changes are being written to memory rather than disk. But with the option to flush changes to disk if desired (so persistent across reboots).
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Re: What does your desktop look like?

Postby Head_on_a_Stick » 2017-04-18 10:45

Debian jessie (and a sprinkle of carefully selected backports) running tmux with mksh in the left-hand-side window, ranger at the top-right and htop in the bottom right corner:

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Re: What does your desktop look like?

Postby MARKMENTAL » 2017-04-18 14:48

@ruffwoof

Yeah the only backports I use on my jessie installation is the mozila firefox-esr one. Since if I can get the latest release of an ESR stable firefox, why not?
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Re: What does your desktop look like?

Postby Lysander » 2017-04-20 20:21

How I like it - dark and minimalist. This is my first Debian install, coming from Ubuntu then Mint. Debian was a bit more of a learning curve, but I'm very happy to be here.

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Re: What does your desktop look like?

Postby Linadian » 2017-04-21 12:46

Lysander wrote:How I like it - dark and minimalist. This is my first Debian install, coming from Ubuntu then Mint. Debian was a bit more of a learning curve, but I'm very happy to be here.

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Yep, Debian is more DIY, but it's worth it, the 'buntus are more like training wheels, and they have been known to add 'tweaks' (especially in browsers, this is why I switched to Pale Moon) to generate revenue, Canonical is a corporation, corporations love money. I occasionally make donations to FOSS projects that deserve it.

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Re: What does your desktop look like?

Postby sjukfan » 2017-04-23 23:56

Openbox, tint2... yeah... that's it. Usually filled with tons and tons of windows. The grey area is outside monitor area, the right screen is flipped so it's 1024x1280, great for emails or reading pdfs or whatsnot.

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Re: What does your desktop look like?

Postby debiman » 2017-04-24 05:28

sjukfan wrote:Openbox, tint2... yeah... that's it. Usually filled with tons and tons of windows. The grey area is outside monitor area, the right screen is flipped so it's 1024x1280, great for emails or reading pdfs or whatsnot.

http://i.imgur.com/KUix4wa.jpg

heh, really nice background images.
unfortunately i'm not so good with pop icons; care to explain a little?
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Re: What does your desktop look like?

Postby sjukfan » 2017-04-24 18:42

debiman wrote:heh, really nice background images.
unfortunately i'm not so good with pop icons; care to explain a little?

On the left we have Zee Captain from the web comic Romantically Apocalyptic. It's... a bit weird. But hey, so am I 8) It's important to read all the way down to the comments on every page or you'll miss a lot. Later on the comments of other readers can be pretty useful because there might be things you've missed.
On the right, just Lord Vader having a cuppa. Got to do something to calm his nerves some times :D
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Re: What does your desktop look like?

Postby debiman » 2017-04-25 05:59

^ thanks!
i thought maybe there was some sort of meme about d. vader drinking tea...
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Re: What does your desktop look like?

Postby ruffwoof » 2017-04-25 19:18

GarryRicketson wrote:Debian stretch, with Xorg and OpenBox, on VirtualBox VM,..
Host system, Debian 7 wheezy,
Very minimal, no DE, no Libre Office, etc,...
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Debian Jessie standard liveCD (console only), added xorg and openbox and it was quite nice. Added tint and tweaked around a bit and it was nicer. Started adding more (Libre, Skype, Kodi, Openbox ...etc) and overall very quick operationally, especially when booted as a single filesystem.squashfs (frugally)
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Less than 15 second bootup on my old hardware ... very nice!
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Re: What does your desktop look like?

Postby Lysander » 2017-04-25 20:41

ruffwoof wrote:Debian Jessie standard liveCD (console only), added xorg and openbox and it was quite nice. Added tint and tweaked around a bit and it was nicer. Started adding more (Libre, Skype, Kodi, Openbox ...etc) and overall very quick operationally, especially when booted as a single filesystem.squashfs (frugally)
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Less than 15 second bootup on my old hardware ... very nice!


You just made me time mine! From POST, 19 seconds to login screen on 8.7. Not bad!

And for the thread, my most recent desktop.

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Re: What does your desktop look like?

Postby ruffwoof » 2017-04-25 21:50

Lysander wrote:You just made me time mine! From POST, 19 seconds to login screen on 8.7. Not bad!

Love your wallpaper of Half Dome, Yosemite National Park (California) (searched using Tiny Eye reverse image search) :)

systemd-analyze plot >s.svg and then viewing the (large) svg file shows that wicd (network) is the bottleneck for me. Without that would be a second or two faster. My setup gets to the login prompt and networking messages are still showing as I've entered the userid and password, so perhaps the timing might be several seconds less if I swapped wicd out ... but I like it personally.

I have seen others with newer kit down at 5 seconds :mrgreen:
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Re: What does your desktop look like?

Postby None1975 » 2017-04-26 13:14

Minimal Debian 8.7 install. I added xorg and i3wm. 14 sec. to login screen.
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Also i use i3lock as my screenlocker. Here screenshot with windows 2000 desktop :D :D :D
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Re: What does your desktop look like?

Postby GarryRicketson » 2017-04-26 15:30

I am reminded now why I do not use windows, nothing works , and where is the terminal, ?
I think I will just stay with Debian, or Open Bsd
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Re: What does your desktop look like?

Postby ruffwoof » 2017-04-26 19:19

None1975 wrote:Minimal Debian 8.7 install. I added xorg and i3wm. 14 sec. to login screen.

14.9 sec. Debian Jessie standard, xorg, openbox, stalonetray (openbox tray dock that I have set to be in the top left corner and auto-hides, but mouse into that corner and you get to see/use the Skype, wicd ...etc tray icons), brightside (so corners can be set as hot corners) that has the bottom left set to activate (non Debian) skippy-xd ... so mouse into the bottom left and it presents a tiled set of current active/minimised windows for you to select which one to activate/switch-to.

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I've used openbox config to set the left side margin to 2 pixels wide so that when a window otherwise takes up the whole screen you can mouse over to there and right click to activate the menu
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