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so far:

 

mail: Sylpheed (faaaaaaaaast)

browser: Skipstone (faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaasst)

edit: gnotepad (faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaass)

filer: ROX (faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaast)

of course aterm, duh, everone knows that one.

 

not to present myself as l33t or anything, I just like to try different things.

 

oh, and of course the underdog in the WM heirarchy, Pekwm

 

anyone else like to break out of the KDE or Gnome mould and try to improve?

 

Post your choices and thoughts.

 

:?:

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Sounds good. But I'd hardly say Pekwm is an underdog. Something like ratpoison might be considered such though :)

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anyone else like to break out of the KDE or Gnome mould and try to improve?
Well, I'm KDE free since mdk 7.2 or 8.0 and I haven't use Gnome in a year, though some of my sisters still using it. :D

 

mail: mutt (fast, powerful, incredible....)

browser: Opera and lynx

edit: vim (anyother editor will fall in comparation, is a fact)

filer: bash (but I'm thinking in a zsh migration)

wm: fluxbox

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Guest joehill
anyone else like to break out of the KDE or Gnome mould and try to improve?
Well, I'm KDE free since mdk 7.2 or 8.0 and I haven't use Gnome in a year, though some of my sisters still using it. :D

 

mail: mutt (fast, powerful, incredible....)

 

can't argue with that!

 

browser: Opera and lynx

 

Opera...well it's fast, but it didn't take gtk themes properly. lynx is the winner hands down for speed

edit: vim (anyother editor will fall in comparation, is a fact)

 

I don't do any coding to justify vim, but you are right for speed and sheer power, Vim is a magicians spellbook.

 

filer: bash (but I'm thinking in a zsh migration)

 

what is zsh?

 

wm: fluxbox

 

come over to Pekwm, all the features of Flux and eyecandy, since you are obviously into that :lol:

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Oh yeah:

 

wm: Fluxbox

mail: mutt

browser: links, links-twibright, phoenix

editor: vim, nedit, nano

file managers: (aside from bash) mc, rox, emelFM, Worker

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Guest Adriano

Well, it's been a long time since I stopped using anything but blackbox. Of course, I had to tweak everything else to make it look uniform, but the results are great.

mail: sylpheed

browse: opera

messenger: gnome-icu or gaim

filer: mc or gnome-commander.

editor: gvim

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Guest joehill

in the terminal I love pico, same as nano i guess.

 

I wanna try mutt, I'd love to read my mail in a transparent term (I'm such a trend whore), but Sylpheed gives me easily configurable filters, folders, etc.

 

Anyone use Pine for mail. Supposed to be pretty good.

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what is zsh?

Is the Z shell.

 

I've done little incursions into it, and I liked a lot. Is by far more complex and feature rich than bash, which makes me feel that I'll love it.

 

To test it type: "zsh --login" and have fun!

 

come over to Pekwm, all the features of Flux and eyecandy, since you are obviously into that  :lol:

I'll try it :D

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Guest joehill
rox

 

yaaaa, I could not live without ROX now.

 

the developer is a really nice funny helpful guy too.

 

 

emelFM, Worker

 

WTF are those?

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not me. Pine is for people that are afraid of computers :twisted:

 

Nano is ok, but I only included it to be honest, since I do use it sometimes, it's certainly not my favorite.

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not me.  Pine is for people that are afraid of computers  :twisted:

 

I know some pretty heavy duty people who would take exception to that comment. I don't really know myself. Any reason you say that, besides liking to cause trouble (like me :twisted: )

 

Nano is ok, but I only included it to be honest, since I do use it sometimes, it's certainly not my favorite.

 

it's pretty light weight, I would never use it other than for very simple command line editing (sidenote, see this thread, really improves text mode useability)

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Nah, mutt is just much more powerful than pine, that's all - mutt is to pine as vim is to pico

 

heh heh you said "791" (in the other thread)

 

I only find that humorous because I'm watching a Lexx DVD right now and one of the characters is "790" - the episode is "791" where 790, the robot head gets a body and wants to do it with Zev (I'm easily amused)

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mail: sylpheed (and i dont think ill change it for a long time)

browser: Opera and phoenix (opera logs me off at this site which is the only thing that i visit regularly)

edit: vim, nedit, scite (folding is really neat when im mucking with xml files)

filer: mc, rox

wm: fluxbox (pekwm really looks tempting thanks to joehill)

 

emelFM looks promising but i didnt get to configuring it.

 

ciao!

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wm: fluxbox (pekwm really looks tempting thanks to joehill)

 

wait til you see the four or five pek themes I'm working on, light, dark, really slick hackjobs. the themeing engine in pek...well, you know how I feel on that.

 

emelFM looks promising but i didnt get to configuring it.

 

ciao!

 

what the hell is emelFM?

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