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    Default Debian Switches Back To GNOME From Xfce

    Phoronix: Debian Switches Back To GNOME From Xfce

    Debian will no longer be defaulting to the Xfce desktop but they have returned to using the GNOME desktop as the default...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTIyNTM

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    Are there really people who set up Debian without changing any of the defaults first?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BO$$ View Post
    What the fuck is with this indecision? Everybody hates managers who 2 weeks before launch say that they want something changed, something fundamental. Apparentely debian is also full of idiotic managers.
    I am glad to be in community with those idiots

    http://crunchbang.org/forums/viewtop...270795#p270795

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    Quote Originally Posted by BO$$ View Post
    What the fuck is with this indecision? Everybody hates managers who 2 weeks before launch say that they want something changed, something fundamental. Apparentely debian is also full of idiotic managers.
    It was because it didn't fit on one CD, but now it fits on one CD again.

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    Boooo...xfce is a sane default. Gnome is not.

    Also, no one gives a damn what desktop Linus uses. He seems more finicky and indecisive about his desktop than my 3 year old niece picking out what she wants for lunch.

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    You should better correct your remark about Linus' DE switch as it is incorrect. Michael, read your own links.
    Last edited by genstorm; 11-10-2012 at 05:33 AM.

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    Default Cool!

    I didn't expect this to be reported here, so nice surprise!

    I do expect Debian to switch the default soon again, as Debian runs on way more platforms than GNOME 3 will be able to properly run on (the no fallback mode).

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    Quote Originally Posted by BO$$ View Post
    What the fuck is with this indecision? Everybody hates managers who 2 weeks before launch say that they want something changed, something fundamental. Apparentely debian is also full of idiotic managers.
    Are there any people in the open source community who are not idiots, according to your judgment?

    I'm curious, because you seem to be on a bit of a roll recently

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    Default Linus is a fickle desktop user...

    I swear Linus goes through Desktop Environments like Donny Osmond goes through wives.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pingufunkybeat View Post
    Are there any people in the open source community who are not idiots, according to your judgment?

    I'm curious, because you seem to be on a bit of a roll recently
    He's a troll and the only idiots are the ones who reply to him.

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