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Year of the Linux desktop when?

>> No.57679452
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57679452

>>57679376
Soon

>> No.57679502

>>57679376
this year, last year, and every other year

>> No.57679770

When the average IQ is 130

>> No.57679853

>>57679452
Mac about to get BTFO

>> No.57680251
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Ask the fine bros for a teens react motherfuckers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ucCxtgN6sc

>> No.57680497

>>57679376
>>57679452
>>57679502
It was in 2012.

>> No.57681492

>>57680251
My equivalent would be pdp-11 or similar though i wouldn't make much drama as i'm not from burgerland.

>> No.57681624

>>57679770
>When the average IQ is 130
Are you fucking retarded? The average can never be over 100 in a given area, that's the whole point

>> No.57681885

>>57681492
>pdp-11
What did she mean by this

>> No.57682026

>>57681624
I strongly believe that that was supposed to be a joke, good sir.

It was implied that the year of the linux desktop will be never.

>> No.57682098

>>57679376
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4FlL1FCbvA

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>>57680251
icewm with fake95 theme, the year of the Linux desktop is here, uh, thats pronounced GahNew/Leenux

>> No.57682545

>>57682320
Do you really need all that ram with that processor? You even have slackware.

>> No.57682587

>>57682545
You're right.

I should take out a few sticks and leave them lying around my house for the next 20 years.

>> No.57682633
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>>57679376
It comes down to your needs. I grew out of gaymes and whatnot when I had a job. I barely get enough time to sleep so I prefer to roll with Linux as I only need mpv for anime and firefox for checking email and exchanging data. So it made not sense to waste time on Windows 10.

To each their own.

>> No.57682686

>>57682320
What font is that?

>> No.57682737

>>57682686
i am pretty sure it is Terminus

xterm*font: -xos4-terminus-bold-r-normal-*-32-*-*-*-*-*-*-*

>> No.57682811

>>57679376

The year of the Linux Desktop for me was 1998.

Linux is ridiculously better in comparison to how it was back then - if you wanted decent fonts, you had to rip them off of Windows disks, for example.

>software availability

Not a problem.

>software quality

Not a problem.

>Grandma compatible

REALLY NOT A PROBLEM. It's the 'computer illiterate' who have the fewest problems with a Linux desktop install - they have nothing to unlearn. The people with the worst problems are those who have learned how to wave particular dead rubber chickens at Windows to get it to do something - and know nothing about the general way computers work. You know who they are, they're "power users."

The only thing holding back Linux on the desktop is pre-installation by vendors. Because they haven't figured out how to fill it with crapware that's difficult to remove.

>> No.57682825

>>57682811
>if you wanted decent fonts, you had to rip them off of Windows disks
fucking Linus drawing his own fonts in xpaint

>> No.57682848

When you don't have to touch a terminal ever. Not to fix an error, not to install a dependency, not ever.

When it accomplishes this, then it will be the year of the loonix

>> No.57682923

>>57682633
This, once you realize vidya is a waste of time Linux in general becomes really appealing, plus if you use a VM the software compatibility becomes a non-issue.

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>>57682848
i think you are referring to the autistic arch/gentoo people.

Ubuntu, ElementaryOS, Linux Mint etc all have installers like Windows that take care of everything.

You also have software updater application and store that installs things without ever touching the terminal.

So can you be specific about what issues you faced and what distro?

>> No.57683013

>>57682848
>Windows is plagued with adware and Pajeet tier software update systems, people's computers are a slow and botnet filled pieces of junk.
People don't choose what to use.

>> No.57683029

>>57680251
>tfw you see how young these people are you realise you're not a teen anymore

>> No.57683113

>>57682848
>When you don't have to touch a terminal ever.
Most of the jobs can be solved with GUI frontend. It's not like i like them.

>not to install a dependency

Use flatpack and screw up it the windows way.

>>57682955
At least in chroot installation you know what will happen and if it's gone wild it means you made a mistake, not a graphical mumbo-jumbo installation that can screw up everything and you can't do anything aside bugreport, or pull request if you are into it and the development is REALLY open.

>> No.57683160

>>57680251
>as in nine-TEEN-ninty-five?!
;_;

>> No.57683161

>>57683113
Ubuntu minimal allows for cmd line install and selective package installation including DE of your choice.

I use that instead of the 1gb ISO installer as I am quite comfortable with it.

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>>57679376
2003 at my house.

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>>57682633
>grew out of games
>but still watches anime

>> No.57683207

last year

chromebooks nigga
schools eat that shit up
if the consumer computer market was just schools, right now youre looking at 50% linux

>> No.57683239

>>57683189
It is an art form. Slice of life comedy prevents me from killing myself.

I spent 10 years of my life playing Diablo II like an addict. So yeah, I am done with gaming.

>> No.57683266

>>57683207
If my auntie had bollocks she'd be my uncle

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>>57679376
Literally never you fedora-tier trash

>> No.57683840

When scrubbing thru video doesn't stutter on a fucking i5 with a dedicated gpu.

Linux has shit video and graphics performance. Its worse than a fucking iPad.

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>>57679376
Take a note from /pol/ and use meme magic to achieve your dreams

>> No.57683933

when cows go gome

>> No.57683982

>>57681624
You don't know how IQ works do you

>> No.57684033

>>57682633
How's it feel barely having enough time to sleep? You're literally a slave.

>> No.57685318

Following current trends, 2050.

>> No.57685751 [DELETED] 

>>57684033
I don't have to save up good boy points to get groceries and shit from my parents. I can stock up my fridge and pay my bills without being humiliated.

Worth the pain.

>> No.57686293

>>57679376
2011

The year Android became the most popular mobile OS

>> No.57686334

>>57679376
Next year, every year

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57686364

It's whenever you'd like it to be; I'm enjoying it on my aging laptop.

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>>57679376
Never.

Linux is a kernel, not a desktop environment.

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is this the new desktop thread?

>> No.57686994

>>57679376
When it becomes independent from the command line.

>> No.57687045

>>57686994
Not even Windows or OSX are.

>> No.57687194

Never. Linux will always have a place for nerds, coders and servers. Nobody else.

It will never even be the year of the desktop. The low end went to mobile. Phones are what plebs use now.

Sent from my iPhone 7

>> No.57687219

I hope never. It would be death of this OS.

>> No.57687283

>>57686364
What DE is this, senpai? KDE?

>> No.57687561

>>57687283
Yeah, Plasma 5.

>> No.57687616

2017

>> No.57688005

I'm basically a computer retard and I've enjoyed ubuntu that it's to only OS that I run. Any tips for a visually appealing desktop? i'm extremely conservative with what i install on this computer but I'd like to be able to alter the appearance of my launcher bar and windows. also, I'd love to have some nice looking widgets for my desktop

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