... qui nomen nominatur "pacem"! Wow, Latin! Oh er, welcome back! Wonder what that strange sentence does there - and what it may have to do with the Linux Desktop? Well, due to unforeseeable incidents when moving houses along with some family matters, I was more or less cut off from any news. I didn't … Continue reading Situation of the Linux Desktop #2: Habemus tumultum…
It took me a bit longer to write this post (and when I finally did, I forgot to post it to the public). Sorry for that. But now it's here - and like I promised, it's introducing a new EERIE subproject! Situation of the Linux Desktop No, I don't want to predict when the "final … Continue reading DDD #1: Situation of the Linux 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!
This is part 3 of our desktop testing series. We'll deal with the 4 Qt-based desktop environments in this entry. These are: KDE Plasma Razor-Qt Unity 2D Trinity DE For test criteria and the basic Arch system, please refer to the first part of this test. KDE Plasma KDE was the first big Linux desktop … Continue reading Linux desktop comparison (pt. 3): Qt-based DEs
This is part 1 of our desktop testing series. We'll deal with the 3 modern gtk+-based desktop environments in this entry. These are: GNOME 3 Shell GNOME 3 Cinnamon UI GNOME 3 Unity UI Test criteria I'm just going to fire up the desktop to see how many RAM is used at that time. No … Continue reading Linux desktop comparison (pt. 1): Modern GTK+ DEs