In post 19 (Creating an Arch Live-CD) I blogged about building a simple Live-CD on Arch Linux. It was the summary of my first attempts relating to that topic. In the meantime I created another ISO and published it as a first preview of my "Desktop Demo DVD" project in post 21 (The Desktop Demo … Continue reading DDD #3: Advanced Live-CD/DVD creation
In the last entry I discussed the situation of Linux desktop environments in general and how it encourages taking various less-known DEs into account for your system, too. Now it's time to talk about the first alpha version of the actual DDD! If you just want to download it, have a look here. The idea … Continue reading DDD #2: The “Desktop Demo DVD”!
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 2 of our desktop testing series. We'll deal with 4 traditional gtk+-based desktop environments in this entry. These are: GNOME 3 Classic MATE Xfce LXDE For test criteria and the basic Arch system, please refer to the first part of this test. GNOME 3 Classic GNOME 3 Classic - also called "fallback … Continue reading Linux desktop comparison (pt. 2): Traditional GTK+ DEs