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Month: February 2012

Re: [trinity-users] Poll

From: "David C. Rankin" <drankinatty@...>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 16:08:58 -0600
On 02/12/2012 08:05 PM, Larry Stotler wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 6:53 PM, Timothy Pearson
> <kb9vqf@...>  wrote:
>> >  A hypothetical poll for users here....
>> >  If TDE were to close down, which desktop would you use instead?  You would
>> >  be allowed to abandon Linux entirely in this scenario. ;-)
>> >  Please state why you have not already switched; i.e. what item are missing
>> >  or suboptimal in the other environment.
> I've been using Linux since 1999.  My first was Red Hat v5 which had
> gnome or something.  Gave up because I didn't like it.  Then I found
> S.u.S.E. v5.3, which had KDE 1.x.  Wow!  this is what I was missing.
> Having come from a DOS and then OS/2 background, KDE was a lot like
> the Workplace Shell.  I could get things done easily and the desktop
> made sense.  Over the years I've used many distros and tried many DEs.
>   I still stick with openSUSE and KDE3(thanks the to hard and dedicated
> work of the KDE3 repo maintainers).  I've debated trying TDE, but
> haven't because of a lack of openSUSE support and because the current
> KDE3 works fine for me.


   Take note, there is some familiar and fantastic talent on trinity-devel 
today. Glad to see you all. Thanks Larry!

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.