>> For anyone still thinking that Linux can't be on the desktop, I have
>> news. KDE 3.1. After waiting for a RedHat 7.3 RPM set, I ended up
>> compiled it myself.
>> All I can say is it is slick. The defaults are very clean. The
>> default window manager is different than Windows (a good thing) but
>> not so alien that one would be confused.
>> There is a feature then when your mouse hovers over an item in
>> konqueror, a preview pops up. It even works for MP3 files. Very
>> slick. The Xinerama (multihead) just does it right.
>> It has been said before, Linux can compete with Windows on the
>> desktop. With KDE 3.1, I think it is a much better looking
>> environment. That combined with an inherently better base OS, gives
>> Linux a clear win.
> I have i686 compiled binaries for redhat 8 as well, if anyone is
> interested (send email).
I have compiled it myself, however, you may want to contribute those
back to the community somehow. Might be worth contacting someone at
FreshRPMS or redhat-kde.sourceforge.net to see if they would host them.
Just a thought. I've seen a lot of people* out for rpm's for
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> *can work. Given enough thrust pigs will fly, but it's not necessary a
> good idea. [ Alexander Viro on linux-kernel ]
Watch the attributions.
With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine.
However, this is not necessarily a good idea.
It is hard to be sure where they are going to land,
and it could be dangerous sitting under them as they fly overhead.
From RFC1925, R Callon, 1996.
- Al Viro on linux-kernel