Gnome is pretty good if not for the performance issues IMO.
Can't wait for 3.32.
@Normandy Have you used Mate? It's what I use but development seems to have slowed down a bit lately...
@tealturtle Mate is fine. I'm kinda a sucker for eye candy so my preferred desktop is KDE Plasma.
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