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Thu May 22 18:02:22 CDT 2008
On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 5:37 PM, Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 there is 3 years out of date, doesn't work too well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
I haven't tried these in awhile but they worked decently enough a
couple years ago on xp/2000
Blackbox window manager for windows
(dont worry desktop icon/system tray plugin is included by default)
Litestep (highly customzieable, tons of plugins afterStep/NextStep clone)
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