[openbox] which distro?

lostson lostson at lostsonsvault.org
Wed Dec 20 07:39:13 EST 2006

On Wed, 2006-12-20 at 07:14 -0500, mike obrien wrote:
> i'm an ubuntu user.   i have openbox on my old desktop.   using it with apps 
> like dillo, sylpheed-claws, mp3blaster and doing all the file managment with 
> the cl, made it pretty fast and very usable.   as i am just a humble end 
> user, i did a regular full installation and then stripped off the things i 
> knew i didn't need (i've only recently discovered 'apt-get autoremove' which 
> dumps unused libraries, among other things).   my laptop has the power to 
> make gnome and kde very useable, so i tend to experiment with more exotic 
> apps.   my kde setup (i just installed kdebase and added the apps i wanted) 
> was inspired by openbox.   and in openbox, i'm using konqueror, kmail, amarok 
> and a few other kde apps.   
> i'm glad i asked this question.   aside from enjoying 'what are your three 
> favorite text editors' type threads, i'm delighted to find that openbox, 
> pretty much, hums on all the distros.   on the ubuntu forums, we had gotten 
> into a number of discussions on which distros did this or that DE/wm better.      
> fuscia

 Personally I use Fedora and have had no troubles with it. I have also
used it on Gentoo, SuSe and Debian as well and have never seen much
difference. My guess would be that it runs slick as snot on a doorknob
no matter what distro you use, enjoy!!

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