Speaking of linux, have you read about the Crusoe chip from transmeta? http://www.transmeta.com firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > > L.S. wrote: > >Hans, are you actually using X up there or are you stuck in M$? > >If you are using X what window manager are you using, just out of > >curiosity. > >KDE, seems to be very stable and I think will make the change from > >Micro$oft to linux very easy for those used to Win9x because of the > >familiar look and feel of the desktop. > > Well, here at work, I'm stuck with WNT. But at home I use > KDE. Some people accuse KDE of being too much like Windows, > but I disagree. It's much better. But yes, it can be > configured to look like Windows. KDE gives you a button > (labelled K) in the corner that sorta works like Windows > "Start" button. And if you want, you can get a Windows-like > task bar. But since a click on the middle mouse button gets > you a list of tasks, I don't see much point to the task bar. > (My wife likes the task bar, though, so she has her desktop > configured with it.) > > KDE version 2 is expected sometime this spring. From the > information provided at their web site (http://www.kde.org/), > version 2 looks like it should really send cold shivers up > the spines of some execs in Redmond! > > Cheers! Hans > > Hans Boldt, ILE RPG Development, IBM Toronto Lab, email@example.com > > +--- > | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! > | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. > | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. > | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. > | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org > +--- -- L. S. Russell Programmer/Analyst Datrek Professional Bags, Inc. 2413 Industrial Drive Springfield, TN. 37172 mailto:email@example.com http://www.datrek.com -- +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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