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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: Which X is your favorite
From: phrostie <phrostie@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 1999 05:38:02 -0500
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i do not use either kde or gnome.
they slow down your system.
that kinda defeats one of the reasons for going to linux, speed!

depending on which machine i use either fvwm (not fvwm95), afterstep, or xfce.
xfce is my current favorite.


"James G." wrote:

> Nathan & Jenny wrote:
> > I was one of the new guys at the ACLUG meeting the other night.  I'm just
> > getting started, toying around with RH 6.0.
> >
> > Red Hat seems to prefer Gnome.  What type of Windows is easiest to use?
> >  Which one seems to be everyone's favorite?
> >
> Gnome!!!  It is very nice and configurable. You also have access to all KDE
> applications within Gnome (no need to keep switching Desktop Environments).
> >
> > I've never played with the RPMs before, but I wouldn't know how to
> > uninstall Gnome and replace it with anything else.  Are there any other
> > types of X on the RH 6.0 cd?
> >
> Have X up and at the xterm prompt, type:
> switchdesk
> >
> > Is there a way to find out what IRQs are being used, and for what?  It
> > would be nice to be able to deconflict my setserial commands instead of
> > being a total guesser.
> >
> type:
> cat /proc/interrupts               (to check IRQ's)
> chmod 0666 /dev/ttyS*         (to access serial ports if needed)
> cu -l ttyS0 -s 115200           (substitute ttyS0, ttyS1, ttyS2, ttyS3 one
> at a time)
> at                                                (if you get an "OK"
> response, the modem is on that line)
> >
> > Nathan Cozzens
> > Learning Linux for relief.
> James

Oh I've slipped the surly bonds of dos
and danced the skies on LINUX silvered wings.

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