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I was wondering if there was a way to get KDE or Gnome running over Darwin. I know there is a port for the X11 system over darwin, but how would you install a GUI over that? Is there any easy way to do this as a prompt or do you have to mess around in the kernel? Thanks!

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http://luispedro.org/kde-darwin/

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Thanks! I was looking at the gnu-darwin distro (http://www.gnu-darwin.org) and running a script to install Gnome over it but I couldn't seem to find a working iso download. So, I would just install OS X on my PC on another partition and then install KDE over that?

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KDE is just a window-manager it is not a OS.

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I know that. I love the power and stability of Darwin but I cannot stand not having a GUI. I was wondering how I can get gnome or kde running over Darwin such as Aqua does on OS X.

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Wait wait...

If we can plug KDE/GNOME as Darwin's GUI Manager, does this mean we could also use macintosh programs on top of it? I mean, the kernel are practically the same (minus the AppleScript I think)...

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http://www.xdarwin.org/

have at it.. You can install whatever window manager you want.

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Wait wait...

If we can plug KDE/GNOME as Darwin's GUI Manager, does this mean we could also use macintosh programs on top of it? I mean, the kernel are practically the same (minus the AppleScript I think)...

No, since Darwin lacks most of the Cocoa and Carbon libraries.





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