austinenglish at gmail.com
Thu May 22 17:37:29 CDT 2008
On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 5:16 PM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> For a maximal dogfood experience, I was looking around
> for a way to use a replacement Windows shell with
> Wine as my desktop environment instead of gnome
> or kde.
> So far, all the ones I've found are either broken, hard to use,
> or just plain weird.
> I've been working through the list at
> http://www.astonshell.com/aston/ - couldn't figure out how to run it?
> http://www.emergedesktop.org/ - kind of works, but very minimal, no start menu
> http://www.labyrinth.net.au/~mosses/rob/liteshell.html - works, but
> very minimal, no start menu
> http://purels.org - no help, just exits, saying "ha ha, you didn't
> configure me". Obviously not meant for me :-)
> http://www.lighttek.com/talisman.htm - pretty, but no Programs menu?!
> (Maybe that's there but broken, wine bug?)
> http://www.sky.franken.de/explorer/download.html - ROS explorer -
> prebuilt binary
> there is 3 years out of date, doesn't work too well
> Anyone have a favorite I should try?
> - Dan
Could try Ulteo's Virtual desktop, to virtualize Linux inside Wine :-P
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