[OT]Re: Web Browser

Soren Jacobsen soren at lordzork.com
Tue Jan 2 12:01:12 PST 2001


On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 06:04:45AM -0700, ken_i_m wrote:
> At 11:10 PM 1/2/01 +1300, Simon. wrote:
> >On Tuesday 02 January 2001 06:06, you wrote:
> > > At 11:13 PM 1/1/01 +1300, Simon wrote:
> > > >Unfortunately, . . . . . . all the
> > > >Gecko-based browsers I've seen are for Gnome.
> >
> >My remark above was not favoring KDE over Gnome - I was merely observing that
> >all the Gecko-based browsers seem to require Gnome.
> >
> >Personally, I'd rather not have either installed - that's why I'm looking for
> >a good browser that doesn't require all the extras. Both Gnome and KDE
> >provide too much that I don't want. I use a WindowMaker desktop, with a
> >handful of xterms. While KDE has a number of good programs, I don't want
> >programs that come with 50Mb worth of baggage.
> 
> Ah.....I now see that I don't understand the possible solutions to setting 
> up a GUI environment on Linux. I thought the options were basicly two. 
> Either Gnome or KDE.
> 
> 
> I think, therefore, ken_i_m
> 
> 
I prefer Blackbox (http://blackbox.alug.org/) for my window manager. It's a
lightweight wm that doesn't look too bad but doesn't suck up resources.
There are _many_ alternatives to Gnome or KDE.

-Soren Jacobsen-

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