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/rice/ - Desktop and Phone Ricing

What else would you do in your free time?


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Welcome to /rice/, for all your desktop and phone ricing needs! Rules are at 8ch.net/rice/rules.html, see pic related for settings.

>What is ricing?

Ricing is the art of making your desktop/phone look pretty my installing software (rainmeter, another WM or DE, etc…) and modifying configuration files.

>How do I learn2rice?








>How do I find new wallpapers?




>How do I find the wallpaper of an anon's desktop?




This is the official meta thread - if you have any suggestions, requests, banners, etc… post them here.

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Is ricing considered as computer art?

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Let's all respect the ricing genius that is ubuntufag/ftubuntu/mobo in this thread on /rice/ because he is banned from /g/

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Figured it out! FVWM, most probably






Its CDE.


I'm always impressed by CDE screenshots. Maybe over the summer I'll get it set up on my machine.


anyone have some nice themes for moc (music on console)????? aaaaaaaaa

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Please go easy on me. I haven't had much experience with Linux in general and I'm new to it

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Which window manager do you use?


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God I want to fuck Astolfo.



I'll let you fuck me if you teach me how to rice gud.


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Not him, but I can teach you and then we can…


i3 is BSD liscenced shit. I use Qtile instead.



bsd > gpl

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Why haven't you moved to 9front yet, /rice/?
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Yes, but they hate it. Python is there because hg depends on it and Google Code requires hg. It will be removed since GC is dead.


what are the pros?

I only see cons



note that you can do alot more a lot better with rc on plan9 than you can with sh/etc on unix, as a result of better design and os abstractions.


Sure, it's an OS sponsored by Cirno with ironic memesters behind it, but hardware support must be terrible. And it's awful for ricing. You could set up a wallpaper and other fonts, but little more. Everything else has to be written for it.



OP, you better have 9front on bare metal and not in a VM

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getting comfy

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Very nice







do you guys here use proxies?


I'm a total moron. Can anyone could provide a guide to rice firefox ??





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What's the objectively best WM/DE?
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>It's lightweight, no bloat

>It just werks



fvwm, xmonad



WM/DEs are bloat. Use tmux on tty.



Beatiful. I don't know shit about ricing, just like to appreciate them, but I really liked this one. I wan't to know how can you use this green window theme, together whit the classic Win98 theme(I don't know how to use openbox, in case if its default.).




Oh, I see. So that is the default from twm. Thanks anyway, anon, also, nice rice.

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So, /rice/, I'm looking for inspiration. How's about an android racing thread?
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Allow me to recommend something wildly different: Smart Launcher.

It simplifies your main screen to display only the most important apps, and puts everything else into category trays. It just makes perfect sense. I've tried many launchers, and I always came back to it. It also has a lot of themes available.



Why are you using android?


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New to this, I'm using evie as my launcher as I liked it a lot more than the others I found, 2as really efficent


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Spent so much fucking time on this, mainly on the homescreen, so app drawer isn't anything special.

Does anyone have a fractured bg like the red one the calendar has, except with some white spots?


>Nova Launcher Prime

>Wallpaper is from Google wallpapers, so is background of calendar

>FORM clock

>Icons are Flight Lite

>KWGT widgets, the calendar widget is from huk kwgt

Should be about it.


Really good except for the smooth font.


>Vaporwave in current year


Don't like lockscreen, but homescreen is pretty epic. Stole your clock.






Looks great.


Get some proper icons. Actually think about the wallpaper. Right now, you can't even see some of the widget text.

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Why is 90% of ricing I see some WM or minimal desktop?

Where's all the fun of some insane 3D desktop or Win XP ricing?

>inb4 it's impratical

I use i3-gaps, urxvt, ect, ect, yadda yadda. It's nothing you've never seen before. It all looks the same. Where's the truly original stuff?

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>When the most difficult thing in your rice is the imageboard css


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3d desktops like this one, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oGUJ0eZfmg, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0ODskdEPnQ, etc.

>last video made by indian

yes i know

also the looking glass project: a video of it is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXv8VlpoK_g.

sgi and irix too


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real rice coming through


why over-rice your desktop when you could be browsing content with some app. transitions are LITERARLLY retarded for anything but presentation. At the "end of the day" eye candy (like desktop cube, wobbly windows, even fading..etc) ends up being time consuming and repetitive while minimal+functional turns out to be as pretty as it needs to be. Dont forget, you're interested in what a window contains, not anything inbetween (unless it is functional like tabs, for example)


those aren't really 3D desktops, they just use 3Dish graphics in the transitions. imagine if instead your GUI was a small 3D world that is a nice apartment with all the trappings: bedrooms, bathrooms, a home-office, any other room you might like. ebooks that look like physical books on physical bookshelves or strewn about the coffee table of your living room, email in physical-like envelopes, where unread mail is in a sealed envelope, and read mail is in a torn open envelope, documents in those hanging folders in physical-like drawers with physical-like locks and physical-like keys (though requiring very real passwords to decrypt). think of what a nice looking 3D GUI would look like, use you imagination. maybe someone will have the ability to create it, a sufficiently powerful computer to run it, and the fancy to want it.

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What do you think of my arch rice?


looks fake


i like it and i like the art you have on your website.

if i was rude, i would say you would make a great glassblower, there's lots of DUDE WEED pipes made with weird eyes and forms.

if i wanted to be nice i would say you have an interesting take on UI, that it's fun to watch, but im a minimal person(ie i fullscreen everything), to me, art is the content, not everything else.


This sort of thing could at least mildly interest some folks on halfchan /gd/, because from time to time it's a good thing to take humorous stance on things that are typically taken for granted or even may be stagnated, which in this case is OS GUI.


nice, except for the eyes. makes the OS feel like a game

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Show your solarize


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the feel of 98



>wanna do it but scared i might mess up my only working comp

seperate drive?

if you dont do it, you wont do it


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rice is cancer)


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tbh i don't like ricing i just like not burning my Retinas


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ayee, Solarized is where it's at.

don't have that patience for rewriting entire browser ui stylesheet knowing it may change drastically any release from now.

was thinking of some sort of ultimo stylesheet&userscript thing for web to toggle that with use of css/svg filter would properly recolor all the websites in the vein of zathura pdf reader, with exception for image and video elements (which would make it complicated likely).

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Bretty new to ricing, kinda my first try on xfce ( liking it alot, ) Also rice thread?


I'm cringing



pretty nice distro logo if anything


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>not going for the 90s Unix look

Why even live?



I like it! But maybe do something about white frame



I found the jew

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>tfw your desktop is maximally riced out but you will never be productive

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>tfw you are completely aware of your lack of productiveness and don't worry about it


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>tfw that meme about ricing and NEETs is true because you are one of them


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>tfw your desktop isn't riced and you're totally unproductive


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>tfw riced just to rice


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>mfw cant rice cuz windows 10

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ur desktop a shit


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hello ben


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hello is this working??

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