Subject: Re: OT: a dumb alpha question
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael G. Schabert <email@example.com>
Date: 12/15/2001 13:53:02
>On December 14, Michael G. Schabert wrote:
>> > All I want is a decent desktop environment. I like KDE a *lot*.
>> >I'd even give up my beloved SGI R10K box and switch to a different
>> >desktop platform (but not a PeeCee, thank you) like an Alpha running
>> >NetBSD (which I'm currently building to examine the feasibility of the
> > >idea) to get something other than a run-of-the-mill window manager.
>> Hehehe...buy a new G4 and use MacOSX :-)
> I have a G4, and I adore it. Haven't messed with OSX yet, though.
Well, OSX gives you a BSD-based OS (Darwin is based on FreeBSD) with
the elegance of MacOS. Aqua/Quartz is definitely "something other
than a run-of-the-mill window manager". The "Fink" project at
sourceforge is similar to NetBSD's packages collection.
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