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Space##m0Wyzz 02/01/2020 (Sat) 00:56:26 No. 252
ITT: Post your desktop
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I know >Manjaro, the theme is horrendous, pseudo-tilling is retarded but I'm to lazy to change
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>Space using a mac Because of course he is.
>>255 Which "/pol/" is this in your tab?
>>256 It is from 08chan/pol/ Can't let em go unchallenged.
>>254 >Gnome 3 Why? Why are you using that abomination?
>>255 shoo shoo intel shill. PowerPC forever :^)
>>259 I use ARM bub.
>>258 It was one of the first DEs to support based Wayland.
I have never been able to comprehend certain people's need to clean their desktop of everything but the background and make it functionally useless.
>>262 Enjoy your clutter fag. Learn how to do everything from the command line or bust.
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>>262 Toss a coin.
>>263 Okay but why have a desktop if that's your perference?
>>265 >why have a computer if you just want to use the CLI ???????? Can I use a command line not on a computer or something?
>>264 Can I have that wallpaper pls >>265 The desktop is like the lowest foundation, visible when I'm not doing anything and should be clean imo, also if you have files/links on your desktop while using a tiling window manager it'll look awful most times
>>266 You don't actually need a gui lad, you could just attach a terminal to your serial port
Here's mine.
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>>385 Here you go.
>>266 yes you can use CLI on Android
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>>389 Thanks a lot, have this lain in return
>not a single dolphin porn tab in sight Dissapointing, tbh.
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>>418 Where's the anime girl?
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rate my cringe (personal stuff whited out)
>>515 how personal is your personal stuff if everything else is already so cringe I would white it all out
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>>515 >Windows
>>388 Mind sharing your icon theme? I can't find it online :-(
>>777 Wasted trip on a weeb.
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>>782 seethe
>>783 no weeb
>>783 Based Stallman.
>>418 damn twm looks like that??
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OS: Trisquel Ganoo plus Linux, v8.0 WM: i3 browser: surf terminal: st between Suckless purism and FSF purism, it's a real normie-killer. (not that I have any useful computer skills.)
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Mine.
>>789 Red pill me on Gentoo.
>>786 >Stallman >Based
>>792 He said Ganoo, which is a the way Stallman says GNU, not Gentoo. I've never installed it, compiling the kernel and everything is too much of a hassle for me and my t420, but i have used CloverOS in the past, very easy and quick install and you can install everything from source if you want. Also i think that compiling the kernel and the software for your system is more efficient but i don't know whether or not it's worth it.
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>>830 >Revolutionary Self-Theory sorry, you cannot be a revolutionary if you are using a proprietary operating system
>>835 i'm not big-brained enough to use linux, sorry
>>836 There is no longer any excuse. GNU/Linux can be even simpler than Winblows to install these days. It's just your dependence on video games that pushes you to betray your principles. As as an immense number of Winblows games also now work on GNU/Linux anyway, there really is no excuse anymore.
>>777 asukafag is that you
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Windows users shouldn't even show their faces here.
>>837 Gnyu pwuss Winux uwu
>>837 Even that isn't really an excuse. You can still dual boot with windows on a separate partition && just turn off the internet on your windows partition. I usually start the day by doing everything I need to do on my linux partition and when I want to play videogames I just switch to windows. The big brain shit is getting wine to work.
BORING GANG
>>858 Minimalism is sexy
>>842 They will Because they aren't insecure posters who post girls from shit tier animes.
>>858 Mint's a great distro, man. I don't use it myself (I use Solus btw) but my experience with it is a relatively straightforward and reliable one. I really hope they start to focus on LMDE though as that Ubuntu base is really hindering any progress. (Although if you're just using cinnamon on another distro, disregard everything))
>>865 Everyone should just use Slack, Debian, or Gentoo.
>>867 i use antix
>>864 Lmfao, there's so much to unpack here. What a sad Little man. Windows users should be banned
>>779 I got the icons from the NsCDE files, I just extracted the icons from the folder. >>914 Some of the game I run from steam using Proton. Others I run from Wine and some I installed natively on Linux.
>>916 I never could get win functioning right or installed correctly, unfortunately.
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>>834 Anyone else use Arch with i3?
>>954 yes ofc
>>1004 what kind of duck is that?
>>1004 How'd you get the bar to look like that?
>>1018 polybar >>1005 not sure, possibly a female muscovy?
>>915 poop os bad anime wrong post
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just finished the basic configuration of i3wm, and I have to say it was fucking hell, but now I am at least more used to it so it is not that hard anymore
>>1174 can u post the background? its so pretty
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>>1241 I gave it a little upgrade
>>1244 How to I configure my i3 to look like that? How do I: Space windows and edit the status bar?
>>1244 Oh and transparency would be nice with my shells
>>1245 The theme I used was arch dark theme, used for de icons moka, my terminal is st with the solarized pack, I use the fish shell. The two sides screen are justs cmatrix, that you can download easily with the terminal The middle top screen is the screenfetcher, again you can easily install with the terminal, the middle bottom is just a normal terminal command, htop. To space windows you have to install i3-gaps, you can configure your status bar on the i3 config file
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>>1244 ooo, i3 gaps with semi-transparent backgrounds. never seen that one before...
>>1258 Well let's see your setup.
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>> 1267 Just because I find i3-gaps to be extreme hacker-cliche, doesn't I'm trying to have a even more useless setup. Most of the time, when I don't want things to get in my why, I just use MATE, but if I feel bored I'll used a non-script kiddie WM like cwm or dwm for fun.
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>>1243 here have some
>>1174 Why are you still using antergos? It got discontinued in 2018.
>>1286 waiting for new ssd & HDD. antergos were using archlinux repos & there own repos were disable when they were discontinued, so basically i still can use it it's same thing than having archlinux
>>1291 My bad then, i thought it should have the arch ascii logo instead. I forgot you can pick whatever you want in neofetch.conf instead of Auto.
>>1292 i'm still using antergos but with arch repo.
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>>1318 What PDF reader is that?
>>1321 Zathura. Nice minimalist PDF reader with Vim keybindings and the possibility of changing the default colors in a document to increase readability.
>>515 >>388 >>830 Why have icons when you can just press the home key, type three letters for what you want, press enter, and launch it immediately? Hell typing the whole thing will probably take less time then hunting in the pack of programs.
>>1327 >Asking windows fags why they do anything
>>1327 Because I can press Super+D, double click on an icon, and beat you in terms of speed and effort put in.
>>1340 and I can use the terminal and type out the program's executable and beat you in speed and efficiency
>>1340 Oh thanks I didn't know about that shortcut
>>1342 You'll have to open a terminal first. Then type several letters and autocomplete.
>>1346 How slow do you type, dude. Also, for opening the terminal just use Ctrl+Alt+T on a debian or ubuntu based distro.
>>1340 typing is faster. even on windows I'd rather use the windows key and then search for the app I want
>>1342 >>1346 >>1349 >>1350 How slow is your mouse hand exactly? I type at about 80wpm. Just did a simple test: Super-T to pop open a terminal -> hammer a few letters -> Tab to autocomplete -> Enter to start up program: ~2 seconds Super-D to view desktop -> move mouse to .desktop icon -> double-click: ~1 second Dedicated keyboard hotkey shortcut to run a program of interest: less than a second
>>1357 Note that a terminal with autocomplete is functionally equivalent to xfce4-appfinder, dmenu, Windows search, etc.
>>1357 > He uses a mouse
>>1359 Yes, obviously if you don't use a mouse this doesn't apply to you.
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>>1501 >6gb of Ram Why
>>1564 Too poor for an actual upgrade.
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Wanna have a giggle frens :)
>>1592 A nice, functional desktop. Not bad. Replace MATE with Xfce and dump Steam and Discord though.
>>1593 What's wrong with MATE? And why is XFCE in particular better? Also yeaah I've got a bunch of nonfree shit, but I've just got too much connections with my 'fellow gamers' to drop it all. And I'm well aware that Discord is literal spyware of the highest calibre, but if I've not 'installed gentoo' and gone full freedom I figure my security's totally compromised anyway
>>1597 Just use something like trisquel which is quite easy to install and use. It’s basically ubuntu without any spyware or proprietary software. Uses MATE as its default de.
>>1597 >What's wrong with MATE? Not that there's really anything wrong with it (though its attempts to ape the Vista/7 aesthetic in its customization interfaces is a little disgusting). It's just that Xfce can do pretty much everything that MATE can do while having more features and customizability with the same or smaller memory footprint. At least, that was the situation the last time I did a thorough investigation of MATE a few years ago. What's the point of MATE when Xfce exists?
>>1599 >(though its attempts to ape the Vista/7 aesthetic in its customization interfaces is a little disgusting) On second thought I'm thinking of Cinnamon on this point, not MATE.
>>1599 >>1598 I have a better comp than this that I've wanted to do a clean install on that still has winblows (le ebin gayming PC), so I figure I'll blast Linux over it, and this Trisquel does seem pretty cool, but I notice that it's latest version is from 2018 which seems a bit old. I don't know if that really matters though, I'm not much of a hardcore compsci person at all. And I think I'll just stick with MATE since I'm just used to it and it seems the only out-of-box option for this distro, even if it's marginally worse than xfce.
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I switched from mint to slackware, actually it is a very comfortable distro, really liked it
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Forgive me for the proprietary software bros macOS
>>1327 That doesn't work for everything. Some shit doesn't come up in the bar especially with pirate software etc.
>>1711 Post that anime background pls.
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>>1714 For you comrade, anything
>>1715 arigatoe n__n
very original, i know
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>>3170 Ayee Antergos GANG rip
>>3458 Hows the Peen book as a daily driver/video and shitpost machine?
been working on configuring bspwm.
>>3470 overall really great. Matt 1080p IPS display is gorgeous, battery lasts basically the whole day. I was surprised by how high quality it feels, it doesn't really come across on pictures. The factory Manjaro KDE felt very sluggish, no idea why they didn't go with xfce. But I never planned on using that anyway, hence i3. It replaced a 10 yr old single core netbook as my light on the go laptop, for that it is just awesome.
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convince me to switch from Kubuntu to Arch
>>3492 Nice, I've been wanting to pick up something cool running and fanless to replace my T450s, intel 5th gen igpu is problematic and its more power than I actually need on the go >Video stuttering in linux mint >Tearing in everything else >Doesn't happen on anything else Its intolerable and I can't find a solution so I might pick up a pinebook sometime in the next few months
>>3498 Nah; Ubuntu just werks, stick with it man.
>>3498 just use manjaro if you want to rolling release is nice and it isn't "bleeding edge" like arch so there won't be a problem with your system breaking also pacman is amazing and compile times are better i had better performance in games too when using manjaro
>>3498 Unless you have a specific reason to switch, don't APT is better anyway
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>>3510 I once switched to Arch, because an update broke my Fedora install. For the most part it worked without much hassle after the initial setup and with regular updates, but when I crashed the Init System while modifying power management, I went to look for a OS without systemd. The openrc port was not that well maintained at the time, so I could not get Arch to run with it. Though left behind an old Arch install for Steam, it was nearly broken when I aborted a hung up install (pacman has bad error recovery IMO). Despite a lack of support for some software, my current platformworks with all modern formats and is much cleaner to administer. tl;dr When you want to use Arch, you should probably look for something better.
>>3515 why not artix?
>>3516 I can't live without SIGINFO anymore.
>>3515 What is this vision from the 90's? Is that a BBS I see before me?
>>1602 >Sword and Sworcery fag
>>3498 i switched to arch linux because i kept being annoyed at how terrible ubuntu was at updating between major releases, and tried my hand at a rolling release to not do major updates anymore, and i kept using it for like 3 years straight without doing anything except regular updates until i changed computers and that was super sweet. all the issues i've had with arch are mostly related to NVIDIA Optimus with the proprietary drivers tbh. Dunno how well does ubuntu fare with that shit though.
>>3515 >tl;dr When you want to use Arch, you should probably look for something better. like what though, broken updates seem like a pitfall for rolling release distros in general
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Trying out Wayland + Waybar, pretty good so far
>>3610 *Sway
>>793 yes
>>3538 It seems like I should have elaborated more on that part. When I picked up Arch, I thought of it as some kind of "build your own linux" system. I certainly liked that you could manage it on the level of individual programs. Instead of booting to a black screen after an update, I would set up the bootloader myself and could continue meddling with it, when it did not work as intended. Unfortunately Arch builds most of its packages against "bloatware" (systemd, glibc), with a few badly supported alternatives in the AUR. When I recognized this, I saw 2 options: Use a more transparent OS (gentoo, smgl, suckless base with pkgsrc), or use an OS with sane defaults (OpenBSD, alpine). I mostly do the latter (because I always fail at the former ;-)
>>3661 >Unfortunately Arch builds most of its packages against "bloatware" (systemd, glibc), with a few badly supported alternatives in the AUR. Just use artix runit or openrc. Alpine is a piece of shit to work with in my experience
>>3662 What problems did you experience with alpine? I needed to set up some things from an archiso, because the alpine installer could only format ext4, f2fs and msdos partitions and I wanted to boot from EFISTUB. Installation and setup were otherwise very straightforward. It even had a script to set up X-Windows. Unfortunately it does not support a symlinked /usr (/usr->. Though when I was just trying to configure it as a VM host, glamoregl.so blew up in my face, I experienced similar and far worse things with Arch and other tty-based binary-packaged systems.
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Who here /redundancy/?
>>3703 Fuck ricers 2bh; THAT is what a real desktop looks like.
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>>3703 I lol'd
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>>252 nice one op l used to have a 12 inch g4 powerbook hand me down, was a quality machine here's my wintoddler anus zenbook
>>4037 Take the mint pill comrade Its like Windows, but not fucking shit
>>4039 It's like Xfce, except uses more resources and does less things.
>>4042 >Uses more resources Barely >Does less things It does less things in the most retarded 2008 way imaginable and makes less of an effort to look like absolute aids yes Cinnamon doesn't have screen tearing, it doesn't look awful by default, it works consistently and is well polished, XFCE is a bit lighter
>>4043 Cinnamon is even worse than Mint, I'm not sure I understand your argument.
>>4045 XFCE and Cinnamon are Desktop environments Mint is a distribution that comes with Cinnamon in its mainline release, though images with other DE's are available
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>>4046 Wow how embarrassing, I had Mint confused with MATE for some reason. Well my point applies doubly so with Cinnamon. If you want weak customizability and a patronizing interface like modern Windows, Cinnamon is exactly what you want!
>>4049 I'm not sure what you mean by patronising, the interface works, is unobtrusive, and works well, it is similar to the DE used in windows by default, but the same is true of many DE's including XFCE, and it can be customised quite easily, obviously not to the same extent as something like KDE, but much, much more than windows can be and as much or more than the bulk of users will actually want, for those that want to go further, other DE's will suit better Its worth noting that XFCE use the exact same metaphor by default in most distros its rolled with, a taskbar, a context menu, an indicator panel etc, it just does it worse with more archaic defaults (you can't even open whisker menu with the super/win key in many distros out of the box) and more of the old school linux problems, like the aforementioned screen tearing on perfectly good hardware and horrible looking text The standard Desktop metaphor has lasted because it works better than most metaphors, Mint has been successful because it works better than most distros, but if you like something else that's fine
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>>4050 >I'm not sure what you mean by patronising I mean shit like this. Giant "switch" buttons like you're some kind of fucking toddler too stupid to understand a simple checkbox. Windows brought this abomination to the world with Vista or 7 and it's fucking disgusting that certain Linux devs have tried to ape it. Holy shit I got pissed off again just searching for an image of this UI vomit.
>>4050 The screen tearing was finally fixed in Xfce 4.14, though you could always use a 3rd party compositor anyway. True it has shitty defaults but I don't care about that. Cinnamon and MATE are fine too, whatever floats your boat. I'm curious which of the 3 will get Wayland support first.
>>798 wallpaper sauce
>>4054 but if it makes it easier to read, it's better even if somewhat ugly.
>>4050 real actual human beings who use computers like real people with brains only use window managers and everyone else is a subhuman retard because they don't program their very own personal idiodistro that is wholly esoteric to oneself because if you don't do that you practically don't even deserve the right to use a computer because really you're not even actually using it if you think about it honestly and that's why anyone who would dare ever even consider using a computer really ought to program it themselves otherwise they're totally unfree and are honestly wasting their time by not personally creating everything they could ever conceivably need to use from scratch and instead using stuff that other people made for them and are thus practically spoonfeeding to them because they are too weak to use a computer for real like a real computer using human being.
>>4054 Its literally a slightly different way of presenting the same information, a switch slider provides the exact same information and functions the same as a checkbox, it merely looks slightly different I hate to be patronising, but you do realise patronising is a word with a specific meaning, yes? It doesn't just mean thing not to my taste
>>4084 thank you based anon
gentoo gang
>>4091 Lol, hey, I am doing my first build of that right now.

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