It was eye-candy at first site when I saw KDE3 once again!! I couldn't believe how much I'd missed it until up pops the Trinity and suddenly I was in heaven.
The responsiveness of everything was absolutely astounding how fast it all was. I messed arond with a *LOT* of settings, just to see what would and wouldn't work, and only had one glitch come up and that was when I messed with the monitor settings...suddenly the screen was almost impossible to read anything, like it had gone to 8 bit mode or something, heh heh. I just rebooted and all was well again.
I really, really did not want to stop using the live version and was and still am sad that this isn't a persistent setup for a flashdrive. I'd keep this on one with me even before Devuan, and I really, really like that distro too!
Please, EXE/GNU devs...make a persistent live version, because this is nothing less than fantastic!
Yes, it is the old KDE 3!
And it works fantastic!
Application integration is very good.
Everything works very nicely together.
And there's a list of recently used programs, and you can search for programs very easily.
Also, the programs do not suffer from the forced "recently used location" horror.
Here, you decide what you want to uses for locations for recently used documents etc.
When KDE went to 4.0, I looked to Exe as my distro of choice - for he had done all the heavy lifting to get Trinity up and stable. I didn't, and don't, have any need for all the bloat and bling that was making it's way into the DEs, and while KDE 3.5 was bigger than my prior DE, XFCE, I found it's integration and tools to be superior and more robust. When 32 bit was dropped, I had to move on, and drop again to XFCE on Mepis.
Now that 32 bit is dying, I decided to give it another look, and am still impressed with his Trinity based distro.
Pros - a stable, responsive distro that once he goes to Debian 9, will quite possibly become my goto once again (now that I have a 64 bit machine)
Cons - it's been long enough since I've used it that I have to re-learn where under the hood to go to get things set up again.
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