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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).
Feel free to visit me at my personal website here.
  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