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Hybryde Linux - multiple desktop environments Ubuntu-based distro


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#1 1002 Richard S

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Posted 17 May 2012 - 12:21 AM

If you're not keen on Ubuntu with Unity desktop environment, or you just want to try another desktop environment - you may like to try this live DVD based on 12.04 but with a big difference ...

From Distrowatch "Hybryde Linux is an Ubuntu-based distribution for the desktop. Its most unusual feature is an option to switch rapidly between multiple desktop environments and window manager without logging out - the list includes Enlightenment 17, GNOME 3 (GNOME Shell and GNOME 3 "Fallback" mode), KDE, LXDE, Openbox, Unity, Xfce and FVWM. This is achieved via a highly customisable Hy-menu, which also allows launching applications and configuring the system. All open applications are carried to any of the available desktops. The system offers an interesting way to work fluidly in a multi-desktop environment."

Home page: http://www.hybryde.org/

I downloaded from the link at Distowatch here http://distrowatch.com/ then I booted in to the live DVD and was very impressed with the ease of switching desktop environments without having to log out and back in.

May be of interest?

Richard.

Edited by 1002 Richard S, 17 May 2012 - 12:23 AM.


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Posted 17 May 2012 - 06:52 AM

like the idea of not having to log out to change desktop environments. tks for posting link will give it a try.
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Posted 17 May 2012 - 08:01 AM

You're welcome.:thumbup2:




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