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The Linux Experiment Podcast #2: What the Hell [Desktop Environments]?!

Hosts: Dana H, Dave L, Jon F, Phil D, Sasha D & Tyler B

Missing in action: Jake B

Show length: 0:40:11


The second podcast from the guys at The Linux Experiment. In this episode we discuss our experiences with switching desktop environments.

In this episode:

  • What our experiences switching desktop environments has been like (GNOME vs KDE vs XFCE).
  • Clarification of Dana’s post.
  • Our personal pros and cons of each desktop environment.
  • What the hell Linux? A segment where we vent some of our frustrations.


“City Lights At Night by Revolution Void found on Free Music Archive here.

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I am currently running a variety of distributions, primarily Linux Mint 18.
Previously I was running KDE 4.3.3 on top of Fedora 11 (for the first experiment) and KDE 4.6.5 on top of Gentoo (for the second experiment).
  1. Tyler B
    October 26th, 2009 at 18:30 | #1

    Tell us what you think!

  2. Jon F
    October 26th, 2009 at 21:43 | #2

    I think that we did a good job.

  1. October 26th, 2009 at 18:18 | #1