An interview with the EDE developer

It's summer solstice today and thus the longest day of the year. I promised something special and here it is: Sanel Zukan, the man behind the Equinox Desktop Environment (EDE) agreed to give me an interview (or to answer a few questions if you will). If you're not familiar with EDE, I tried to summarize … Continue reading An interview with the EDE developer

Linux desktop comparison summary – 20 solutions for your desktop!

Our first Linux desktop comparison is over. I took a look at quite some projects during the last weeks. 20 of those (including modes that are behaving differently) proved to be full DEs which should be covered by a broadscale test. Some others, like UDE for example, had to be skipped. While it does have … Continue reading Linux desktop comparison summary – 20 solutions for your desktop!

Linux desktop comparison (pt. 5): Exotic DEs

This is the final part of our desktop testing series. We'll deal with the rather exotic desktop environments in this entry. Most of them are built on top of some unusual toolkits. These are: OpenCDE (Motif) CDE (Motif) Equinox Desktop Environment 2 (FLTK) √Čtoil√© (GNUStep) Mezzo (?) For test criteria and the basic Arch system, … Continue reading Linux desktop comparison (pt. 5): Exotic DEs