I hate windows but i keep on comming back
deshantm at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 14:01:54 UTC 2005
On 6/29/05, Serg Belokamen <serg.belokamen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Actually 'i' button and 'email' button and all that crap works on
> Linux just fine. That is both Linux and Windows need 3rd party
> software to get it to work (AKA drivers). Only Windows needs drivers
> from manufacturers, constant updates and crashes and freezes etc.
> associated with it. Linux on the other hand only need a package like
> 'hotkeys' and then you can map any key to any application or any
> action for that matter. So definately no MS advantage there.
> On more general note, by default in my opinion both desktops dont look
> like anything special. So its the question of how easy it is to
> customise them. While on Windows you need to download all this crap
> like theme engine ($ ching ching), and pay for any extra crap like say
> post-it notes for your desktop (more cash out), Linux has all of this
> by default. If thats not enough, KDE will let you download wallpapers
> from wallpaper setup screen (dont use GNOME, so dont know what happens
GNOME has this app that lets you download and install backgrounds,
(haven't found it for hoary, but I expect that it will be in breezy...)
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