[openbox] which distro?

Mark Gjøl cyrax at b0rken.dk
Wed Dec 20 07:41:39 EST 2006

lostson wrote:
> 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!!

I use it on Debian, and also on Solaris. Works great on both!

// Mark Gjøl
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