Since I posted in my blog about GNOME 2 fork, I have seen numerous hits.
The [EXDE project](http://www.exde.org), which aimed to continue supporting gnome 2.X is dead. This is really a shame
This one is not so easy to follow, but it works for me ...
Continuing the agile setup of GNOME desktop using gconftool-2. Here's a snippet to make tab width 4 spaces, insert spaces instead of tabs and enable automatic indentation:
Of course backups could do the job, but I find a clean install much cleaner and safer for my purposes.
Well, I've been following the [Development of Mate DE](https://github.com/Perberos/Mate-Desktop-Environment) quite closely via github and it seems like the project is gaining momentum.
I don't know why, but I have the feeling that the rise of Ubuntu, does not bring Linux forward. I have read a few posts about it. And I think that the focus of Linux developers is starting to annoy me so much that I am thinking of ripping Linux off my Laptop and just installing \*BSD, although I'd have to twitch my nose, because I prefer GPL over BSD.
I have been long complaining about the buggy network-manager included in GNOME. Today, I have (re)discovered I am still unable to use Network-Manager to connect to a WPA secured wirless