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Re: [News] Desktop GNU/Linux a Better Mac Than Mac OS X

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Saturday 18 October 2008 19:55 : \____

> After takin' a swig o' grog, Ezekiel belched out
>   this bit o' wisdom:
>>> X+Composite enable 'Linux' to look and behave like anything you want it
>>> to, including OS X.
>> Just because someone adds a bunch of icons, fonts and colors that "look"
>> like OSX will not magically convert Linux into OSX.  The main difference is
>> that in OSX all of the applications and the OS fit and work together
>> seemlessly. No matter what icons and window-borders you put on Linux... this
>> isn't going to happen.
> This is indeed true, and it is probably an issue for some people.
> However, I have a very mixed desktop, running gnome, kde, fox-toolkit,
> wxwidgets, console, and other kinds of apps on a fluxbox desktop with
> help from KDE, Gnome, and XFce theming items.
> Does it look as slick as a Mac, or even Win 2000/XP classic?  Not
> really.  Does it do what I want?  And how!

I must be doing something wrong. My KDE desktop is very nicely integrated
overall. Drag-and-drop interfaces are a joy!

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