Time to take back the desktop. I'm sick and tired of people complaining about GNOME, KDE, CDE and JDS all the time ranting about how slow it makes their systems.
Stop complaining and install XFCE!
XFCE provides a clean and fast desktop without clutter or overgrown widgets that you never use. On my Centrino laptop screenshot [1600x1200]) it starts in about 3 seconds.
Fresh screenshot of my desktop:
Guys, we all like breasts yes?
Please donate to the Breast Cancer Research campaign over at http://www.breastcancercampaign.org/ to save as many breasts as possible!
You can pop in to any Ann-Summers and donate or use the web site. They give you a cool pink wristband if you do!