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OS 10.4 - Alternative Desktop Environments


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Just curious, are there any alternative desktop environments I could run on OS X. Just for the thrill of it?
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Good question....


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Tons. Pretty much anything that is available for X11 (a la Linux) - WindowMaker, KDE, Gnome...
google for it.
Fink makes quite a few ported window managers available.
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What about ubuntu (SP?) ?

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giulio,

Ubuntu is the Linux OS itself - what's running underneath the GUI, not the GUI that you see.

For default Desktop Environments:

Ubuntu uses Gnome.
Kubuntu uses KDE.
Xubuntu uses Xfce.


There are more out there as well, but those are the 3 that Ubunutu utilizes.
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