[geeks] Daily Dose of Unix
bri at sonicboom.org
Thu Jan 30 14:35:13 CST 2003
Given SGI's financial state and likely development committment, I'd be
hard pressed to side with IRIX..
On Thu, 30 Jan 2003, Kevin wrote:
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> This is debatable. IRIX seems a bit more "snappy" and light
> weight to me, but if i had to choose between the current IRIX
> and Solaris 9 for a daily workstation, i'd be hard pressed to
> choose the IRIX box. I suppose it all depends on what you are
> doing in your daily activities but i get the distinct feeling
> that IRIX lacks the same polish as Solaris, as far as desktop
> interactivity is concerned. Then again, it could be that i am
> just not accustomed to the IRIX way of doing things.
> While i am on the subject, is there a way i can get IRIX to
> stop placing focus onto whatever the mouse pointer is over?
> As it is, if i am typing in an term window and the mouse gets
> nudged away from the window (just the pointer, no buttons
> being pressed) then the focus is taken away from my term
> window and i'm no longer able to type.
> I am also curious as to why GL screen savers can't be locked?
> On Thu, 30 Jan 2003 13:51:05 -0500
> Kurt Huhn <kurt at k-huhn.com> wrote:
> Irix makes a better desktop OS
> > than Solaris
> > Kurt
> > kurt at k-huhn.com
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