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Old 24. Jun 2011, 12:13 AM   #51 (permalink)
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No image as I have nothing on my desktop. Just a plain blue screen.

In the 70s white was the minimalist color of choice but it's not so good on a screen.
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Old 24. Jun 2011, 01:15 AM   #52 (permalink)
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Actually I just noticed my toolbar was missing because I had it set for auto hide. Its a shame because I had spent some time to get it just right. It looked allot like my MS Windows which included Start menu, date & time, CPU and Mem usage, clipboard and screen shot along with my quick launch apps. I guess you will just take me word for it
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Old 24. Jun 2011, 05:55 AM   #53 (permalink)
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You can always take a screenshot with your pointer on the toolbar.
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Old 24. Jun 2011, 08:16 PM   #54 (permalink)
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lol now ya tell me
Anyway PClinuxOS XFCE is Gone. Will be installing PCLinuxOS Gnome pretty soon.

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Old 24. Jun 2011, 08:31 PM   #55 (permalink)
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Will be installing PCLinuxOS Gnome pretty soon.

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You`ll love it. IMO it`s probably the best looking Gnome around. Can`t say much more than that because my main machine packed up today with a hardware failure of some sort so I`ve been existing with the spare "heap" and my modem. Despite it being a holiday weekend here, my tech promised he would attend at 10am tomorrow so I might be back in business at some point over the weekend. I had intended to give PCLinux Gnome a more in depth run today but because of circumstances it never happened.
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Old 25. Jun 2011, 01:53 AM   #56 (permalink)
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You`ll love it. IMO it`s probably the best looking Gnome around. Can`t say much more than that because my main machine packed up today with a hardware failure of some sort so I`ve been existing with the spare "heap" and my modem. Despite it being a holiday weekend here, my tech promised he would attend at 10am tomorrow so I might be back in business at some point over the weekend. I had intended to give PCLinux Gnome a more in depth run today but because of circumstances it never happened.
How right you are.
It was also a pleasure to work with. I had it set up they way I wanted in less than 30 minutes. All but a couple of minor applications I normally used were bundled in the install and I don't think it was bloated at all. I really think this distro would be ideal for beginners.

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How right you are.
It was also a pleasure to work with. I had it set up they way I wanted in less than 30 minutes. All but a couple of minor applications I normally used were bundled in the install and I don't think it was bloated at all. I really think this distro would be ideal for beginners.

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I`m glad you liked it. The only drawback as far as I could tell before my machine packed up is that you can`t install stuff to run within a live session. I just don`t have the time to do a full install of these things. Also, my spare machine won`t handle the pressure and I need to save it for times like this when the main one fails. Being able to do as much as possible "live" is therefore important.
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Old 25. Jun 2011, 07:54 AM   #58 (permalink)
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PClinuxOS KDE and Gnome are very nice distros and I'm glad to have tried them out. By no means did I give them a shake down like Dedoimedo would have, instead I will try to make the distro work as well my permanent linux distro which is Ubuntu. By the way I'm still using Ubuntu 10.10 and I'm in no hurry to move on to something else. Anyway its looking like Mint will be my next distro down the road. Mean while I will still keep trying out other distros from vBulletin and I doubt I will ever try them all but I will have fun trying

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Old 25. Jun 2011, 08:03 PM   #59 (permalink)
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PClinuxOS KDE and Gnome are very nice distros and I'm glad to have tried them out.
Just to clarify, I found PClinuxOS XFCE to be an excellent distro as well just not sure it would be a great first choice for beginners. (my opinion only)

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Anyway its looking like Mint will be my next distro down the road.
Mint as my permanent linux OS. I'm still leary about Ubuntu and its use of Unity
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PCLinuxOS 2010.12 Gnome.
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Very impressed with this version of Gnome.
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