POLL: Do you use Gnome or KDE?

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Gnome or KDE?

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POLL: Do you use Gnome or KDE?

Post by diddlebug » Sun Aug 01, 2010 0:31

Just curious to see.

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Re: POLL: Do you use Gnome or KDE?

Post by BlueJayofEvil » Sun Aug 01, 2010 0:59

KDE fan here. It would be nice to include other DEs/WMs like XFCE, LXDE, E17, etc in the poll. GNOME and KDE aren't the only choices available. ;)

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Re: POLL: Do you use Gnome or KDE?

Post by throdon » Sun Aug 01, 2010 3:56

and if there is a way be able to add more than one vote per turn. as in I use KDE 75-80% and would like to also vote for E-17 and XFCE as my other 20-25%
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Re: POLL: Do you use Gnome or KDE?

Post by Steerpike » Sun Aug 01, 2010 6:46

Definitely prefer Gnome to KDE.

But I use Fluxbox or Openbox most of the time. I don't use KDE if I can avoid it (which I generally can) :D

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Re: POLL: Do you use Gnome or KDE?

Post by misty3 » Sun Aug 01, 2010 8:23

Used Gnome for about a week ten years ago. KDE since then. Seen Gnome on other peoples computers but prefer KDE by a considerable margin.

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Re: POLL: Do you use Gnome or KDE?

Post by DanySK » Sun Aug 01, 2010 12:14

I was with KDE 3.5, then switched to GNOME when KDE4 was a total unstable mess and now I am happily back to KDE4.x.
KDE IMHO is far better than GNOME, is better integrated (especially with the compositor) and looks infinitely more beautiful.

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Re: POLL: Do you use Gnome or KDE?

Post by albfneto » Sun Aug 01, 2010 16:37

The best for me, was to vote in both...
mainly i use KDE, but i enjoy all the graphical environ.
i use GNOME also, but my Sabayon installations are complete, i have XFCE, LXDE, flux, blackbox, E11, compiz, kwin 3 D etc..
packages also, i use amarok, but i also use clementine, exaile...
even shells... i not use only bash, i use bash, zsh and fisk, i use terminals native from each graphica env.
resuming, the correct option for me was NOT KDE, BUT BOTH
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Re: POLL: Do you use Gnome or KDE?

Post by Fitzcarraldo » Sun Aug 01, 2010 17:46

It all comes down to personal choice, but I found myself increasingly disliking GNOME during the two years that I used it in parallel with KDE 3. I still use GNOME occasionally but I just prefer the KDE UI and its look and feel.

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Re: POLL: Do you use Gnome or KDE?

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Re: POLL: Do you use Gnome or KDE?

Post by _cnfss_ » Sun Aug 01, 2010 22:27

I used Gnome with the first distro I've tried, but since I installed KDE with Sabayon 5.1 I stick with it. The alternative always is E17, but I feel it not grown enogh yet... Still looking for another DE to work with when I need speed (like flux, or someone else..) I think I'll give a try to LXDE...
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