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 got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were
wearing masks for.
-- James Boren