wow, this is exactly the problem that is my main complaint about linux. Xfce is like an unfinished gnome 2 that obstructs and/or omits many of gnome2's most useful features. Lxde has potential, but attempting configuration requires a scavenger hunt for various .config files hidden away in the bowels of the file system. Some of these can be found and managed with little enough inginuity; but still so many tweaks and desired functions remain elusive. KDE - might just be the worst of all as it is bloated with flashy desktop effects, employs a frustrating, overy comple,x and disorganized UI settings configurationsetting. Besides from being consistantly slow, KDE's performance is otherwise erratic; full of glitches, errors and crashes even when attempting to perform the most basic task.
What is most unbearable is the fact that among all these useless desktops its painstaikingly clear that Linux possess all the parts, pieces, and tools necessary to make a killer desktop that could more than stand its own being as functional, easy to use, and visually attractive as the lateest windows 7 or mac 0S.
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