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Mar 13, 2020 at 7:39 AM
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blah blah arch best distro blah blah tiling window manager blah blah keyboard centered workflow blah blah bloat blah blah windows bad

 
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Mar 13, 2020 at 8:01 AM
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blah blah arch best distro blah blah tiling window manager blah blah keyboard centered workflow blah blah bloat blah blah windows bad

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Mar 13, 2020 at 11:57 PM
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blah blah arch best distro blah blah tiling window manager blah blah keyboard centered workflow blah blah bloat blah blah windows bad

This actually make Linux look good. Not something I thought I'd say today. I applaud thee.
 
Mar 14, 2020 at 11:11 PM
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This actually make Linux look good. Not something I thought I'd say today. I applaud thee.
It's not really a "linux" thing, it's more of a "desktop environment" thing

You can make linux look and act like windows really closely with the desktop enviorment XFCE or KDE, It's like windows, but with a better settings menu that actually is laid out well.
I'm just running a tiling window manager (called i3), It's basically a desktop where you don't have to use the mouse to navigate anything (except programs that use the mouse of course).
I also don't recommend running a tiling window manager if you're not doing terminal heavy stuff and/or aren't doing server/network management or software development.

r/unixporn is a really neat place to check out if you want to see a lot of other desktop environments. I mean, when it's open source, the environment is basically 100% customization.
 
Mar 19, 2020 at 3:12 PM
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Mar 20, 2020 at 4:08 PM
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KDE is really pretty looking and its very customizable I usually use a mate styled layout(two panels one on top and one on the bottom).
I would switch back to linux if the broadcom drivers didn't suck(b43-fwcutter), WiFi signal is so inconsistent and doesn't work half the time so old macs are terrible on Linux due to the lack of good wifi drivers
 
Apr 3, 2020 at 9:18 AM
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I completely replaced my windows shell with something called sharpenviro (which is very customizable) and it works great
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Apr 3, 2020 at 5:07 PM
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It's kinda plain, but...

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Apr 3, 2020 at 5:14 PM
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You're absolutely right, that is plain.
 
Apr 23, 2020 at 1:13 AM
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My favorite Homestuck character, @Jade would agree.
 
Apr 23, 2020 at 9:17 PM
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Jul 2, 2020 at 1:10 AM
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Jul 2, 2020 at 8:57 PM
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i would change my default desktop image i had for the 2 months i had this computer to something else, but i have no idea what to change it to
so look at my hideous, unorganized default desktop
 
Jul 2, 2020 at 9:05 PM
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Do what I did and make it the WinXP default wallpaper.
 

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Jul 3, 2020 at 5:15 AM
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i honestly think having the desktop auto-sort isnt a bad idea, but at this point i just keep my icons off cuz im barely on the desktop anyway

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Jul 10, 2020 at 6:02 AM
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I put another hard drive with a Linux installation on my PC, so I have Linux now too! Here's my basic ass desktop.
 

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Jul 10, 2020 at 5:04 PM
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Linux partition desktop, mostly clean. Background changes between screenshots of Celeste and BotW, and a couple CS things as well.

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Jul 10, 2020 at 6:35 PM
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I also use PyCharm! Although I'm pretty new to the language and Linux in general. It actually took me like half an hour to figure out how to install and use it. Gotta start somewhere I guess lol.
 
Jul 10, 2020 at 9:09 PM
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I also use PyCharm! Although I'm pretty new to the language and Linux in general. It actually took me like half an hour to figure out how to install and use it. Gotta start somewhere I guess lol.
I work as backend developer and we're using Python for our current projects, so I've been using PyCharm for a while now. AS COVID has us doing remote work, I work from my linux partition and then later reboot to windows if I just wanna game or make music :p
 
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