Holla Forums aesthetics

Jacob Morris
Jacob Morris

Since apparently we hate flatnimalism now even though we were sucking its conceptual dick back in /g/ before it went mainstream, what's the new I-can-not-form-my-own-opinion Holla Forums approved meme design trend we should be drooling over?

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archive.fo/Jhxmv
enlightenment.org/
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elo_rating_system
github.com/zoltanp/xrandr-invert-colors
dev.maxxinteractive.com/trax/maxxdesktop/browser
arcanoae.com/
sourceforge.net/p/cdesktopenv/wiki/Home/
raw.githubusercontent.com/chriskempson/base16-xresources/master/xresources/base16-grayscale-light-256.Xresources
youtu.be/cXLqWAc0VJM

Hunter Walker
Hunter Walker

hold on let me upload my custom gnome skin it's 200mb

John Hall
John Hall

Shut it faggot the adults are talking.
White on black high res fonts and menu based OS running in CLI but made to look just GUI enough for normalfags niggerlicious faggot
Pic related but desktop because phones are botnet
It will be the new trend come 2020

Aaron Turner
Aaron Turner

modern """minimalist""" CLI programs occupy more ram than most advanced GUIs 20 years ago

Kayden Jackson
Kayden Jackson

No design, just text.

Jaxon Bell
Jaxon Bell

No shit you dumb nigger that’s why it would be from scratch without bells or whistles just like 20 years ago

Brody Wood
Brody Wood

That looks beautiful, this is the future.

Owen Young
Owen Young

I find it more convenient to draw the images out since it is an image board
Also my board reader is made in C instead of what looks to be python.

Jacob Evans
Jacob Evans

utf-8 or ASCII? do we support metacharacters? terminal escapes? right to left override? combining diatrical marks?

Kayden Allen
Kayden Allen

Emojis only.

Liam Hill
Liam Hill

Since apparently we hate flatnimalism now
now

Are you from 2013?

Levi Walker
Levi Walker

Are you using w3m's image viewer?
I made the image printer to solve captchas, adding it to files was an afterthought. I experimented with w3m but my main use case was solving captchas over mosh/ssh/tmux and w3m uses X in some bizarre way that doesn't play nicely with that.

Anthony Thomas
Anthony Thomas

As much as I hate this fucking idea it would be necessary to have normalfags care
8-bit ASCII
7-bit is retarded

Juan Ross
Juan Ross

What browser is that?

Jace Young
Jace Young

UTF-9, no characters from ASCII or the Basic Multilingual Plane.

Gavin Thompson
Gavin Thompson

If it isn’t on the keyboard it shouldn’t be in the OS

Lincoln Sanchez
Lincoln Sanchez

It's an unreleased python library for interacting with imageboards. Mostly Holla Forums/8chan-compatible, but also a little Lynxchan.

Charles Gonzalez
Charles Gonzalez

Are you using w3m's image viewer?
Nope. Wrote my own since I would have needed to dump images to a file instead of just working with a buffer in memory.
IIRC I implemented bicubic sampling for resizing the images to 10 lines tall.
captchas
I haven't implemented support for solving captchas yet.

Andrew Flores
Andrew Flores

Make a touch based CLI?!?!

Luis Gray
Luis Gray

Is the source of your image printer public somewhere? w3m-img isn't very sane to use.

Eli Carter
Eli Carter

I eventually plan to release my imageboard reader when it's a little more mature. If you are curious in how it works you pretty much just do is open the display and then get the window via the WINDOWID environmental variable. Then you find the subwindow which contains the main text region and create a graphics context for it. When you want to render the image you create a pixmap for it, and then iterate over your image and raw each pixel to it. After that you copy that pixmap onto the window you found earlier.
There's also some extra stuff you need to do to try and detect when you should redraw the images in case they mess with the window.

Andrew Moore
Andrew Moore

I really like the idea of high resolution font support in a CLI. Terry would call you dangerous.

Lincoln Cook
Lincoln Cook

Fuck off back to cuckchan. Seriously.

Michael Nguyen
Michael Nguyen

Epin. Haven't been there in years, but epin anyway. :^)

Sebastian Williams
Sebastian Williams

release the source you fucking kike faggot

Ryder Long
Ryder Long

I said only. No filthy letters supported.

Liam Rogers
Liam Rogers

flat is for cucklets and biker bros

Oliver Fisher
Oliver Fisher

see
I eventually plan to release my imageboard reader when it's a little more mature
i.e. never. polite sage

Juan Ramirez
Juan Ramirez

There's some stuff I want to polish up before that else people will complain about the code quality and areas where I need to do more input sanitation. The problem are already labeled I just need to put some time into it to get it presentable.
never
I wish I had all the free time in the world to work on projects like these. Unfortunately it's pretty low priority and I don't have the free time to even get to things that I consider high priority so you are right in thinking that it will take practically forever for me to do so.

Chase Bennett
Chase Bennett

All u gimme-gimme people should just get off your ass and write your own browser. It's probably better if that dude never releases his code.

Jace Bennett
Jace Bennett

I think he should release his code, and I am writing similar software - what now?

Tyler Cook
Tyler Cook

"Flat design" wasn't popularized without a purpose. I'ts geared towards rapefugees from apefreaka who are utterly confused by crowded interfaces with lots of complicated shapes and many colors. Simplistic shapes in just a few solid colors and lots of empty space so that their brains have a chance to keep up with what's going on is the lowest common denominator which everyone was forced to contend with.

Connor Williams
Connor Williams

Who's "we", faggot?

James Johnson
James Johnson

Tried but failed to find obligatory newspaper clipping .jpg with nigger quoted as saying "they should make computers easier to use so normal people can get the good jobs".

Aiden Nguyen
Aiden Nguyen

The irony is dindus like him apparently got their way after all.

Ryan Collins
Ryan Collins

Touch makes zero sense for CLI, which has no use for pointing device to begin with. But it would be great with Oberon-like text UI.

Justin Foster
Justin Foster

You actually think that UIs are made by intelligent people?

Carson Miller
Carson Miller

ASCII (or UTF8)
/thread

Asher Myers
Asher Myers

If the character encoding is visible in the aesthetics something is deeply wrong.

Isaac Cooper
Isaac Cooper

We need to go back to the aesthetics of the late 90s / early 2Ks. Not unexpressive flatminimalist, nor gaudy skeuomorphic. Clean but detailed enough to be professional, soberly pleasant, giving a sense of proper organization.

Ian Morris
Ian Morris

Fucking metro or whatever the glorified smartphone UI desgin is ruined flat minimalism for a lot of people, because it tricked them into thinking it is minimalism when it's not - it wastes tons of space and sacrifices readability for some fucked up symbols no one gets.

Hudson White
Hudson White

Shut up and take my unadjusted 2006 US dollars!

Nathaniel Nguyen
Nathaniel Nguyen

Disgusting tbh

Ayden Ward
Ayden Ward

I fucking NEED this.

Sebastian Mitchell
Sebastian Mitchell

Agreed. Interfaces from that time are arguably most clean and functional without getting in the way but not being dumbed-down either. Classic NT5 explorer, Gnome 2 and KDE 3 were the a high point in OS UI design.

Cooper Nelson
Cooper Nelson

You only think they're better because of nostalgia goggles and "cool reddit retro" bias. You should leave.

Lincoln Clark
Lincoln Clark

Nice projection there. It is not wrong to have a good opinion about a style that was used in the past.

Parker Cooper
Parker Cooper

Some more 90s goodness.

Josiah Flores
Josiah Flores

And more 90s goodness.

Jason Morgan
Jason Morgan

First is perfection. Second is fine. Third nice, and better than Gnome3.
Form over function. Total bloat.
.>>880471
These are all good.

Chase Williams
Chase Williams

I like the flat look, so long as it's from the old days before shit got all bloated and faggy. I'm perfectly happy with twm and Xaw (Athena), and I can tolerate stuff like fvwm, mwm, and Motif. Even Tk (Tcl-related) is ok. OTOH, I just can't stand any of later stuff like the various desktop environments, gtk, qt, and so on.
Text interfaces are nice too.

Nicholas Sanchez
Nicholas Sanchez

They already have touch terminals on cellphones. It's godawful.

Jacob Diaz
Jacob Diaz

No. I think they're better because they objectively are, and I'm using a similar UI right now. You, on the other hand, are apparently a kiddo who still swallows everything that is presented to you as "new and shiny" and who thinks that it's better on those grounds alone, unable to recognize it for the garbage that is possibly is.

Asher Lewis
Asher Lewis

that is possibly is.
*that IT possibly is

Christopher Sanders
Christopher Sanders

Dimmu Borgir
Fuck, that takes me back

Carson Butler
Carson Butler

It's strange how they just reinvented the same interface but made it more resource intensive and run worse.

Luis Long
Luis Long

Flat design confirmed preferred by nigger rapists.

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Eli Scott
Eli Scott

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Levi Wood
Levi Wood

For all the newfags here /cyber/index.html
Or if you want to push the envelope try "textpunk"

Newspaper articles, BBSs (like this one), IRC, ASCII art, Kopipe, program source code, Novels, View HTML source, Google search engine, Mathematics, Hieroglyphics, The Rosetta Stone, Gutenberg Bible...

A textpunk doesn't sit there waiting for information to be slowly fed to him drip at a time by the gogglebox. A textpunk is thirsty for knowledge and 100% focused - they read old school hacker textfile zines. They don't waste their time with lame imageboarders: instead they're doing crazy abstract shitposting on /prog/ with thoughts and concepts twisted up so with many levels of irony that it becomes an art form.

Textpunks recognize and understand the true power of kopipe - how a well crafted piece of text can be so damn powerful that it alone can trigger thousands of replies with so much veracity within days. They see through things down into the core of what really counts, everything in the computer is built of text, ascii, strings of bits - They don't care about the latest 3D GUI environment fads. No, that's just a distraction. 7-bit clean ascii program source code. That's textpunk.

Look at how text has shaped humanity: The birth of writing systems was correlated with some of fastest advances of science and technology in early human history. Mass production of the Bible took power away from a few select monks and democratized paving the way for people to start thinking for themselves. Programming is text and it's the closest thing there is in the world to true wizardy and spell casting. Talking about real SICP-type programming here, not that modern garbage.

Today textpunks build up digital libraries of books and stick it to the copyright cartel. Schwarz, lib gen, the gentoomen library, and so many anonymous sources that tireless scan and collect books.. Textpunks are the people in tune with modern digital society of ultrafast cost-free transmission of text, they're the ones rethinking and revolutionizing publishing mixing it with open rights and making works available online.

James Brooks
James Brooks

archive.fo/Jhxmv

Jace Sanders
Jace Sanders

Only tty looks good. But for some reason it fucks up my graphics card. So I'm stuck with the abortion of aesthetics on X.

Xavier Morris
Xavier Morris

Flat design was made popular because it's easier and quicker to produce. You can tell any retarded pajeet to make a bunch of solid colored squares and rectangles for a GUI and they'll make it happen.

Jeremiah Ross
Jeremiah Ross

What graphics card is this? Every computer should be able to run plain text console.

Nicholas Rogers
Nicholas Rogers

The only 3 90's OSs that really mattered.

Joshua Bell
Joshua Bell

enlightenment.org/
Also remember to buy some Apple stock, if you manage to catch a time machine ride to 2006.

Christopher Robinson
Christopher Robinson

Make more GNUStep apps please!

Obj-C is the best C variant ever made and GNUStep is only a few widgets away from BTFOing QT and GTK.
Everyone drools over the Macfag interface (xcode and visuals), why not bring that to XDG, minus the normiefication so that it becomes functional, too?

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Adrian Ortiz
Adrian Ortiz

Obj-C is the best C variant ever made
Can you name a few (preferrably recent) non-graphical Objective-C programs? I only ever hear about it in the context of iOS, Cocoa and *STEP, and that makes me suspicious that it's only ever used by people who are forced to.

Aaron Russell
Aaron Russell

Not him but Obj-C is literally just regular C with 12 new keywords and a new syntax feature. If you know C, you already know most of Obj-C.

A lot of C-first programs use it in parts in order to avoid C++bloat. Find a C program on github and assuming that it's not a videogame, there's a good chance that the language details will have some Objective-C.
Most pajeets just use C2 though because it's easier but Obj-C is a much simpler design.

Chase White
Chase White

Maximum contrastism

BTW this is now a neofetch/screenfetch thread. /g/ sends it regards.

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Nolan Long
Nolan Long

and this is the night mode.

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Owen Baker
Owen Baker

The correct aesthetic is Emacspeak. Visuals are for losers.

Justin Miller
Justin Miller

nightmode
high contrast
stupid ricer faggot

Connor Moore
Connor Moore

What the fuck is the move order on that chess game?

1.) E4, E6
2.) E5, Nc6
3.) Nf3, Nb8
4.) Nc3, Nc6?

You don't need new apps you just need to learn how to play chess...

Ethan Bennett
Ethan Bennett

It's a Reti Opening "countered" by e6.
Why are you pretending to be good at chess and criticizing a 4 move game in a glamour shot?

Evan Reed
Evan Reed

You obviously don't know what you're talking about. Explain to me how it's 4 moves in and black only has 2 pieces developed. Either you're a low level club player who is playing against 800 ELO bots to bolster your ego, or so retarded to think that developing a knight only to retreat it back on the next move is a "counter"

Gavin Lewis
Gavin Lewis

Stop with this lame tryhard shit, you look gay.

Jayden Harris
Jayden Harris

That isn't even a Reti open either. Don't get butthurt and call me a tryhard because you can't even beat a chess bot 200 ELO below a first time player.

Michael Hill
Michael Hill

elo
What's elo?

Asher Martinez
Asher Martinez

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elo_rating_system
The most widely accepted way to gauge the ability of a chess player/bot. 1200~ is the average player, where Grandmasters are around 2600 iirc

Angel Walker
Angel Walker

Why are you pretending to be good at chess
Stop with this lame tryhard shit, you look gay.
BTFO in one post

Henry Rodriguez
Henry Rodriguez

/chess/index.html
/autism/index.html

Kevin Ortiz
Kevin Ortiz

Can't play chess = Can't install Gentoo

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Charles Peterson
Charles Peterson

?
But I'm on Gentoo right now.

Asher Green
Asher Green

That's true also, one does not exclude the other. Schlomo makes Pajeet make flat shit tailored to Pajeet, Ahmed, and Jamal, while both Chad and Pepe have to contend with it.

Justin Scott
Justin Scott

First time I see tiling wm looking actually photogenic.
Introducing non-terminal programs would break the magic I guess

Do you toggle night mode with github.com/zoltanp/xrandr-invert-colors or something similar?

Angel Green
Angel Green

But terminal instances aren't really usable for shell if they aren't at least 80 characters wide. Lots of shit won't look or even work correctly with a low column count.

Ethan Smith
Ethan Smith

An old Radeon. It would overheat badly and cause hardware failures if I switched virtual consoles. Doesn't seem to be a problem atm though so I guess they fixed whatever thing they broke.

Andrew Reyes
Andrew Reyes

Webm related. I should make a Holla Forums edit. What should I put in it?

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Chase Ortiz
Chase Ortiz

I don't use "xrand-invert-colors" program.

I got another script from the net but can't remember where. It's much more simple.
Here is the full code:

#!/bin/bash
DIR=$(dirname $0)

# get terminals opened by user
TERMINALS=($(ls -l /dev/pts/* | grep $USER | awk '{print $10}'))

if [[ -e "$DIR"/themes/"$1".sh ]]; then
source "$DIR"/themes/"$1".sh

MAX=`echo ${#TERMINALS[@]} - 1 | bc`
for i in $(seq 0 $MAX); do
printf "\033]10;$foreground\007" > ${TERMINALS[$i]}
printf "\033]11;[$opacity]$background\007" > ${TERMINALS[$i]}
printf "\033]12;$cursor\007" > ${TERMINALS[$i]}
printf "\033]17;$highlight_bg\007" > ${TERMINALS[$i]}
printf "\033]19;$highlight_fg\007" > ${TERMINALS[$i]}
printf "\033]708;$border\007" > ${TERMINALS[$i]}
for j in $(seq 0 15); do
printf "\033]4;$j;${colors[j]}\007" > ${TERMINALS[$i]}
done
done
else
echo "No theme named "$1" available!"
fi

For this to work you need to have a themes folder along with it. In the themes folder have a theme, say dark.sh. It should look like this:

# Dark

opacity=100
highlight="#a8a19f"
border="#000000"
foreground_bold="#ffffff"
cursor="#a8a19f"
background="#000000"
foreground="#ffffff"

# defining color0, …, color15
colors=(
"#8862a7"
"#c74064"
"#64c740"
"#c7a340"
"#4064c7"
"#a340c7"
"#40c7a3"
"#b18bd0"
"#8862a7"
"#bb004b"
"#64c740"
"#c7a340"
"#4064c7"
"#a340c7"
"#40c7a3"
"#b791d6"
)

after that just invoke the script with the theme name in parantheses.

I also have a script that just seds /colors/,$d and >> cats my color scheme to xdefaults, it also changes the background with xsetroot. and some other trivial stuff that you can probably figure it out.

Also the non-terminal apps I use are mostly for pdf (zathura), feh (image), mpv (video) and qutebrowser. I think only the browser ruins the beauty, but I'm trying to slowly switch to w3m.

Honestly I have no idea about the problem you're talking about.

Samuel Ortiz
Samuel Ortiz

implying chess takes intelligence instead of just memorization while looking ahead 10 moves
some 10 year old autist recently had a 2000 score but couldn't even tie his own shoes

Cooper Clark
Cooper Clark

If you're just looking to create maximum butthurt then replace all the fat mutts with RMS's lard ass and try to capture the "GPL is a virus" meme.

Evan Ward
Evan Ward

tl;dr

Carson Harris
Carson Harris

Why did you bump the thread to show your illiteracy by not being able to read the short paragraph I wrote?

Julian Collins
Julian Collins

1366x768
Is this actually usable with such small terminals? I figured that people who use tiling WM's would probably have a big monitor. I also have a craptop and just run a big xterm with screen or tmux. The later can even split a window into panes, if needed.

David Garcia
David Garcia

Motif/CDE is the sexiest. I even use a Solaris GTK2 theme for that yellow/purple/gray godness.

Ryan Brown
Ryan Brown

muh halls of debate
Fuck off reddit.

Windowmaker on life support
CDE still not XDG comptabile, abandoned and won't run on Arch
GNUStep basically dead
Everything using GTK with no option to disable CSD
Where did it all go so wrong?

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Christopher Campbell
Christopher Campbell

You. You refuse to invest your development time into writing the software you want to see.

Jose Torres
Jose Torres

Hard to do when nobody is willing to use GNUStep fam.
Is C too hard for these Rust/Python/Swift/Kotlin faggots?

Christopher Barnes
Christopher Barnes

GTK isn't C
found the LARPer

Benjamin Phillips
Benjamin Phillips

Tag: implemented-in::vala, suite::gnome, uitoolkit::gtk

Kevin Parker
Kevin Parker

Where does it say I can use C?

I see soylangs and Pajeet C but I don't see the white man's C.

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Matthew Sanders
Matthew Sanders

Read the page pol
Language Bindings (or 'wrappers') allow GTK+ to be used from other programming languagesC is the native language that does not need any wrappers.

Hunter Lee
Hunter Lee

C
not Obj-C
So either you have to mutate structs manually or you have to use gaymur C-Two.
Nice toolkit!

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Gabriel Hall
Gabriel Hall

The 90's did nothing wrong.

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Jose Anderson
Jose Anderson

Subtle niggerhate design cues embedded in large corporate web 3.11 apps.
Nice.
Unicode was a mistake, like letting women vote. It's the XML of text encoding and it will never stop increasing in complexity.
To think, that nigger's turdbaby is now a Rust core team member.
Praise be to Terry.

Juan Gray
Juan Gray

Getting sick of something is a thing, op.

Jaxon Robinson
Jaxon Robinson

What's the alternative to Unicode?

Henry Thompson
Henry Thompson

Maybe he's talking about UTF-16 and hasn't heard of the superior UTF-8.

Elijah Gonzalez
Elijah Gonzalez

ASCII.

Leo Stewart
Leo Stewart

EBCDIC.

Camden Gonzalez
Camden Gonzalez

ASCII doesn't support moon runes.

Zachary Watson
Zachary Watson

So?

Ryder Harris
Ryder Harris

It doesn't support ∈ or ∀ or ∅ either

Hunter Walker
Hunter Walker

Whatever your computer has defined in hardware, i.e. what you get when you boot it without any hard disk or other storage.

Ayden Price
Ayden Price

Who cares? The alternative is the infinite complexity of Unicode specs that are nearly impossible to completely and correctly implement. It's garbage.

Bentley Hernandez
Bentley Hernandez

And why exactly do you need those in your terminal? You can get all those symbols and tons more with LaTeX or other such program.

Connor Williams
Connor Williams

There is a computer OEM firmware for every language and such components translate well with other languages?

Camden Turner
Camden Turner

What if I want to put them in my posts?

Lucas Roberts
Lucas Roberts

infinite complexity
Brainlet detected. Unlike UTF-16, UTF-8 works with the standard library functions instead of nothing special variants.
There's two main things you have to worry about. Using a random index into the string and getting the string length. With UTF-8 it's easy to handle this by knowing what a byte starts in binary:
0: Single byte character aka ASCII
11: First byte of a multibyte character
10: Every other byte in a multibyte character

Alexander Martin
Alexander Martin

I'm on the pro-unicode side here, but I don't think you understand at all what this is about.
You're not talking about unicode, you're talking about unicode encoding. Great! Now you know which code point each byte sequence represents, and it wasn't that hard. But how are you going to display it?

Jordan Phillips
Jordan Phillips

That's a completely different problem and relates to font rendering.

Thomas Rogers
Thomas Rogers

Then after you scratch the surface you learn it's not nearly as simple as you think.

Jason James
Jason James

You don't need to translate between languages to operate your computer. You just need for it to be in a language you understand. So that's all the hardware needs to support.

Landon Bailey
Landon Bailey

If you just want a basic way to do it, you do the same as ASCII, but dynamically load Unicode blocks at runtime instead of having just ASCII loaded the whole time.

Leo Sanchez
Leo Sanchez

Rice is back bayyyybeeee

Kevin Foster
Kevin Foster

NeXTstep
Workbench 3.1
Everything after is pretty much shit.

Ayden Robinson
Ayden Robinson

Make more GNUStep apps please!
No, someone will invite too much internationalization bloat again

Mason Morales
Mason Morales

Grey is GOOD
Gray is YOUR FRIEND
All hail

Luke Powell
Luke Powell

There is hardly anything as beautiful as color highlighted Terminus.

Hunter Scott
Hunter Scott

Grey is for girls and homos. Ember on black is where it's at.

Daniel White
Daniel White

No love for B/W themes on e-ink displays?
We're talking about gooeys, user. Matte concrete grey, not boring aluminum aka matte-silver. This is software, not hardware.

Nicholas Myers
Nicholas Myers

From a design standpoint, there is nothing good about grey unless you are going for some sober hicontrast theme. Grey only goes with grey, so you better forget about colours ever looking good. That said, you can circumvent this by shifting your greys very slightly towards some colour, in which case you can build a fitting palette.

Eli Green
Eli Green

I love me some monochrome/1bpp displays, wether they be OLED or E-ink. If the touchscreen on my eReader didn't break I'd be using it as my main device for text stuff.

Adam Jones
Adam Jones

And there are even more people who can tie their shoes and not play chess. What's your point?

Carson Ortiz
Carson Ortiz

White on black
Oil drilling is the thinking man's fetish

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Zachary Butler
Zachary Butler

Well, a few of these are still around in some form or another, so let's go down the list.

SGI IRIX
A bunch of the 4DWM source and some apps got released and some lone (German?) developer named Eric is forking it into a Linux desktop called MaXX Interactive. Development seems to be halted, which is disappointing. He hasn't uploaded any source code changes since like 2009 I don't think, but here's a link to what is there:

dev.maxxinteractive.com/trax/maxxdesktop/browser

NeXTSTEP
This is obviously available as GNUStep. Most of the novelty is tied up in the UI and apps, so it's not like you really need the Mach kernel underneath to get the full user experience. Just run GNUStep on any Unix-like OS and you've got something far better.

OS/2 Warp
There's actually a company that got permission from IBM to reverse engineer the kernel, desktop shell, and other parts of the OS to apply modern features and security patches and redistribute it, mostly for embedded machines like ATMs or CNC machines that still run OS/2. You can buy the personal edition for $129 and it runs well on Core2 laptops.

arcanoae.com/

BeOS
There's an operating system called Haiku OS that looks and feels exactly like it with excellent driver support and a growing number of packages on the AMD64 port. The i386 port has some binary compatibility with BeOS legacy apps. There are also PPC and ARM ports in progress.

Parker Thomas
Parker Thomas

Here's CDE, the Common Desktop Environment. For a while it was basically the official UNIX workstation desktop. A few years ago the source was released under the LGPL and you can now install it on nearly any OS, or compile it yourself if there aren't already binaries. It works well under Debian, OpenBSD, and OpenIndiana and the installation guides are fairly straightforward. Installing it on Debian is as easy as adding the Sparky Linux repos and installing the "cde-desktop" package. It's fully automated and everything works except dtlogin (the CDE login manager), which you'll have to setup manually by editing some files and rebooting.

It works pretty well but it's ugly as shit and painful to use, and has some gaping security holes still since development has been abandoned for like a decade or more. Still, it's nice for some of my older shitboxes when I want to play retro hackerman/90s UNIX sysadmin.

sourceforge.net/p/cdesktopenv/wiki/Home/

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Easton Richardson
Easton Richardson

gray
raw.githubusercontent.com/chriskempson/base16-xresources/master/xresources/base16-grayscale-light-256.Xresources

Julian James
Julian James

It works pretty well but it's ugly as shit
No it isn't faggot. Were you born in 2000? XP is ugly.

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Jaxon Williams
Jaxon Williams

that panel
those minimized icons
It's pretty cancerous and needs to be reworked into something that isn't the big ball of shit that it is now. Don't even get me started on the archaic source code. It needs to be modernized with a better (smaller) panel, applets for battery and network managers, and just general support for new stuff. The entire desktop is stuck in the 90s. I personally want CDE to stick around as more than a historical reference. I actually want to use it day to day. Wouldn't it be nice to have a fork of wicd with a properly themed UI and icons? How about a proper battery icon and tooltip? How about an expanded settings panel with the ability to export your custom theme to the desktop as a file with one click so you can use it elsewhere? Hell, how about a terminal that properly displays colors and fonts, and how about a file picker with image thumbnail previews?

No it isn't faggot.
It is, but that's my opinion. It's not ugly in a bad way though. It's ugly like a deformed puppy. I wish it was better but I still have a soft spot in my heart for it.

Were you born in 2000?
Unironically yes.

XP is ugly.
No, XP is a Fisher-Price themed crime against humanity.

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James Bell
James Bell

You're doing that faggot thing again:
It needs this, it needs that
Instead of:
I'm doing this, I'm doing that

John Brooks
John Brooks

I've been reading through the source code and fixing small things here and there. I plan on forking it and building some packages to add to the desktop, though I'm not sure which OS I want to use as my base for this.

But wait a minute, who the hell are you? Why do I owe you an explanation or justification of my opinions and ideas? Fuck you, cunt. Eat shit.

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Brayden Bell
Brayden Bell

you can't cirticize X, where is your version of X
Go die, faggot.

Grayson Lee
Grayson Lee

I unironically like 90s UI's alot better than I did before after this thread.

William Taylor
William Taylor

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Kevin Taylor
Kevin Taylor

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Jacob Martinez
Jacob Martinez

source

Aiden Long
Aiden Long

It's from a video youtu.be/cXLqWAc0VJM

Jeremiah Parker
Jeremiah Parker

Old GUIs look bad on modern screens because of higher resolution and muh widescreen.
Proportions are all wrong.

Parker Carter
Parker Carter

Window decorations are cancer. Only tiling window managers and rio are pure.

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Bentley Miller
Bentley Miller

There is no conceivable workflow that is all terminal windows, therefore TWM are useless.

Brandon Long
Brandon Long

calculating artillery firing solutions :^)

Christopher Turner
Christopher Turner

nobody posting winamp

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Josiah Flores
Josiah Flores

Third one is the best. You can get that look by default in Salix XFCE or Mate editions.