[colug-432] CentOS

Brian Miller bnmille at gmail.com
Sun Dec 18 15:38:31 EST 2011

On 12/18/2011 12:16 PM, Rick Troth wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 5:19 PM, Steve VanSlyck<s.vanslyck at spamcop.net>  wrote:
>> I thought I would ask if anyone has any opinions about CentOS desktop.   ...
> Aaron mentioned using 'yum' and Brian's on OpenSuSE which has
> 'zypper'.  (You did not say which desktop, KDE or GNome.)  I have not
> gotten my head wrapped around 'apt-get'.

Actually, I use lxde (light-weight X desktop environment).  It uses 
about 1/2 the memory of either Gnome or KDE.  It's kind of Windows 
98-ish, in that it doesn't have all kinds of stupid stuff on the 
desktop.  I don't know how to install it on Fedora, etc., but on 
OpenSuse, when asked whether I want to install KDE or Gnome, I select 
"Other", and then can choose lxde, xfce, and whatever.

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