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what is the default or recommended 'DE' on mx?

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what is the default or recommended 'DE' on mx?

#1 Post by makemxlinuxeasy » Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:59 am

if it's gnome, lots of ppl say plasma is far far far better

if it's plasma, there's seems to be lots of bugs on plasma, not sure they are significant tho -- https://www.dedoimedo.com/linux.html

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Re: what is the default or recommended 'DE' on mx?

#2 Post by Eadwine Rose » Thu Feb 22, 2018 2:17 am

The default it came with :) Xfce.
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Re: what is the default or recommended 'DE' on mx?

#3 Post by makemxlinuxeasy » Thu Feb 22, 2018 2:38 am

is there anywhere common i could see that? i couldnt find it anywhere

but these questions are most imporatant:

viewtopic.php?f=94&t=44170#p436339

viewtopic.php?f=107&t=44171&p=436345#p436345

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Re: what is the default or recommended 'DE' on mx?

#4 Post by asqwerth » Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:46 am

Mention of XFCE
- dedoimedo's reviews of MX Linux 16 and 17 at the very least. And his article on what he views as the best XFCE distro of 2017 (ie, MX16).
- page 1 of the MX Linux manuals (under "Introduction")
- Distrowatch.com's page on MX Linux.
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Re: what is the default or recommended 'DE' on mx?

#5 Post by makemxlinuxeasy » Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:49 am

i wish they would just to have some bullet points on the front page or something

then it'll be simpler to find basic info

but i have no idea if it can even install via usb -- viewtopic.php?f=94&t=44170#p436339

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Re: what is the default or recommended 'DE' on mx?

#6 Post by Fornhamfred » Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:55 am

You do not have to use a usb, can be burnt to dvd as well.

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#7 Post by asqwerth » Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:01 am

I think it would be best if instead of referring to another thread in this thread, you actually post a little reminder in the actual thread and ask if anyone can help you with an answer to your question.
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Re: what is the default or recommended 'DE' on mx?

#8 Post by Jerry3904 » Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:12 am

makemxlinuxeasy wrote:i wish they would just to have some bullet points on the front page or something

then it'll be simpler to find basic info

but i have no idea if it can even install via usb
Where in the whole world do people find basic information? Wait, I remember: since about 1995 it's been the website!

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Re: what is the default or recommended 'DE' on mx?

#9 Post by Pierre » Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:18 am

both A-X & MX are using the XFCE Desktop Environment, by default.
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it's fairly straightforward to add inn any other DE via Synaptic

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Re: what is the default or recommended 'DE' on mx?

#10 Post by Jerry3904 » Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:26 am

it's fairly straightforward to add inn any other DE via Synaptic
MX Package Installer is always the first and easiest place to turn, where we have a bunch of DEs for one-click installation.
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