[Computerbank] Re: [cai-sa] Teen Challenge -Network
lloy0076 at adam.com.au
Wed Apr 2 11:31:01 UTC 2003
Daniel et al,
> Because it [Gnome] [is] not easy to use; I, as someone who's been
> using computers for 9 years, and worked on a desktop environment,
> struggled to configure GNOME to do what I want.
KDE and Gnome have two different philosophies. Both of these
philosophies have their own place. We are talking about ComputerBank at
the moment and the questions include:
* Which desktop environment does ComputerBank (in South Australia) wish
* Are they mutually exclusive?
* Do we give recipients choice?
> If you would care to back your assertions up, then maybe I might
> bother continuing this debate further, but at this childish,
> ad-hominem-like rate, it's not.
KDE and Gnome discussions can become religious wars. I'm not sure either
of your responses (both Peter's nor yours) was the most well designed to
stop such from occuring.
> *educating* them with desktops, is a good thing. My current setup
> looks and feels *nothing* like Windows, especially with I play with
> slicKer. If you'd spent more than 30 seconds in the KDE Control
> Centre, you'd realise that it's actually *far* more customisable than
They're different beasts with different philosophies. The Gnome Project
currently has reduced a host of what the Gnome Project considered to be
over-the-top configurations; in addition they've hidden some settings in
user profiles or other places. I seem to recall you managed to find some
terminal configuration settings in Terminal->Edit->Profiles or some such
I could discuss the benefits of this or not. But the real question, at
least for ComputerBank, is which one is appropriate and are they
> > Gee one day with DSL and I get all grumpy :)
> It's showing.
Our reputation has already preceded us...
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