On 02/18/2013 10:00 PM, Simon Wise wrote:
It's whatever shell Ubuntu 12.04 uses with XFCE.
It's the first thing I've liked about Ubuntu, but not enough to use
Ubuntu on my own machines.
>> Oh, I do business using words. And graphics. And sound. But
I use mplayer a lot for command line media play. Have used it to extract
audio from videos. Easy to type!
I think it tried one or 2 GUIs for it and found them not useful.
> I personally find trying to work out how to use a big, very flexible
I don't. (Haven't looked at VLC.) A well-organized GUI guides the user
to the needed option.
> Then if the task is something I'll do
Yah, then gotta find that text file ...
> or perhaps
Then gotta find that one-line script ...
> or even put in my desktop panel or keyboard
That's a good point about scripts.
> For me its easier to keep a
and remember which file contains that line of text ...
> than remember a whole swag of settings nested in
I could do both if needed. I've even memorized the basic command line
needed to FSCK my hard drives. But for quite a number of years now, I
haven't had to remember a whole swag of settings et al for most things I
do. Even Linux GUI designers are learning!
To date myself: I used to use Microsoft Word 1.0 for DOS. Any guesses as
to what menu it used to save a file?
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