you should try terminator, or guake if you want an "alternate" terminal.
i am using both in combination (guake in luman-overlay, has applied some
lxde/openbox is very nice. slim and slimlock are working fine in
combination with it. so there is no need for heavy gnome/kde desktops.
if you want your old gnome 2.x dektop back, you should try mate, which
is a fork of the last gnome 2.x stable branch. (there is mate-overlay)
(happy to see some other german gentoo users!
On 10/15/2012 04:41 PM, Randolph Maaßen wrote:
> On Oct 15, 2012 2:59 PM, "Neil Bothwick" <email@example.com
> <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>> wrote:
>> On Mon, 15 Oct 2012 05:23:44 -0700, walt wrote:
>> > In fact, I blame all the new problems with both gnome3 and kde4
>> > on video compositing. All the whiz-bang kids doing desktop
>> > development are determined to use compositing anywhere they can
>> > possibly use it, even if it's silly.
>> KDE has a checkbox to enable/disable it, and it is disabled by default if
>> the system hardware is unsuitable. I agree about the unnecessary
>> proliferation of hardware-hammering eye candy, but have no problems with
>> it being there as long as it's optional.
>> Neil Bothwick
>> The best antiques are old friends.
> I have always loved gnome more than kde or anything else. About 2 years
> ago I had to use Windows till about 3 months ago, and I came back to
> gentoo and used gnome again. But I didn't feel that comfortable and
> home, so I tried kde and some other desktop environments, but these felt
> even worse. I found cinnamon and used it with gdm, what made me happy
> for a while. But I couldn't find an easy way to configure this system to
> my needs. I found no way to change the gdm background for example. I
> googled for a couple of days. So I tried to get rid of gnome, but I have
> some programmms, that use it. I use Openbox and slim now, I could
> configure it within half a day, and I'm happy now.
> By the way, I got used to tabbing terminal.in <http://terminal.in>
> gnome-terminal, does someone know a tabbing terminal without gnome or
> kde or something this big?
> Mit freundlichen Grüßen / Best Regards
> Randolph Maaßen