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 No.17[Reply]

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?

Linux:

https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php?title=GNU/Linux_ricing

Windows:

http://www.nanami-tan.info

http://Rainmeter.net

http://Customize.org

http://WinCustomize.com

>How do I find new wallpapers?

http://alpha.wallhaven.cc

http://4walled.cc

http://thepaperwall.com

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

http://saucenao.com

http://tineye.com

https://images.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl

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

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 No.658

>4walled

>thepaperwall

All dead. An alternative is wallhalla.com.

>>630

>8ch.net/rice/rules.html 404s.

Is there anyone who memorized them?

Still also BO is MIA




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 No.24[Reply]

What's the objectively best WM/DE?
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 No.631

Xmonad is one rarely suggested, but in my opinion is very useful


 No.683

>>82

I like how that is the biggest complain about openbox.


 No.684

>>24

IceWm

>It's lightweight, no bloat

>It just werks

>Rise-able


 No.701

fvwm, xmonad


 No.702

>>24

WM/DEs are bloat. Use tmux on tty.




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 No.662[Reply]

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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 No.682

>>665

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


 No.685

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>>671

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


 No.688

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>>662

real rice coming through


 No.689

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)


 No.700

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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 No.686[Reply]

What do you think of my arch rice?

 No.687

looks fake


 No.692

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.


 No.696

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.


 No.699

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




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 No.552[Reply]

getting comfy

 No.587

File: 320b74b0aaaa246⋯.png (1.05 MB, 1920x1080, 16:9, desktop.png)

I like it.

I too enjoy being comfy


 No.601

>>552

Very nice


 No.629

>>587

>4chan

REEEEEEE


 No.643

>>629

do you guys here use proxies?


 No.698

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




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 No.660[Reply]

Show your solarize

 No.697

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 No.7[Reply]

#rice
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 No.680

>>349

the feel of 98


 No.681

>>541

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

seperate drive?

if you dont do it, you wont do it


 No.691

File: d0dc4eadfa6f213⋯.png (2.39 MB, 3286x1080, 1643:540, d.png)

rice is cancer)


 No.694

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File: 8b1db5d24760967⋯.png (87.36 KB, 1366x768, 683:384, 2019-02-12-143903_1366x768….png)

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


 No.695

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>>694

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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 No.350[Reply]

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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 No.404

>>387

The first pic is neither, it's an old-school DE


 No.405

>>387

>>404

Figured it out! FVWM, most probably


 No.407

>>383

xsnow


 No.465

>>405

Its CDE.


 No.693

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




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 No.625[Reply]

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

 No.651

I'm cringing


 No.654

>>625

pretty nice distro logo if anything


 No.657

File: 599c2d1ff102c32⋯.png (956.13 KB, 1280x1024, 5:4, 2018-08-11-143535_1280x102….png)

>>625

>not going for the 90s Unix look

Why even live?


 No.674

>>625

I like it! But maybe do something about white frame


 No.676

>discord

I found the jew




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 No.76[Reply]

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

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 No.613

File: 845ee9e39c91318⋯.mp4 (848.67 KB, 640x480, 4:3, gondola.mp4)

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


 No.635

File: 4bbd77b13517daa⋯.jpg (43.62 KB, 324x400, 81:100, 1525130321589.jpg)

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


 No.655

File: 48d7e8c4cc93c77⋯.jpg (29.56 KB, 405x358, 405:358, (╹ᴗ╹ ).jpg)

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


 No.664

File: 4364a09b523db0a⋯.jpg (119.57 KB, 952x1065, 952:1065, HereForViolence.jpg)

>tfw riced just to rice


 No.670

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>mfw cant rice cuz windows 10




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 No.652[Reply]

owo

 No.661

>>652

ur desktop a shit


 No.667

File: 1389b85aa829969⋯.png (1.52 MB, 2560x1440, 16:9, 2018-09-28-153331_2560x144….png)

hello ben


 No.668

File: a60ac115ab53305⋯.png (2.21 MB, 1920x1080, 16:9, screenshot 109.png)

hello is this working??




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 No.23[Reply]

So, /rice/, I'm looking for inspiration. How's about an android racing thread?
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 No.617

File: 0504f2fa05610e1⋯.jpg (1.38 MB, 1080x2160, 1:2, Screenshot_20180205-000026.jpg)

Yeahp! I know! The botnet is everywhere!(Just in my phone tbh)


 No.623

File: e73276d974d2177⋯.png (1.18 MB, 1087x838, 1087:838, Smart-Launcher-3-aggiornam….png)

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.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ginlemon.flowerfree


 No.627

Why are you using android?


 No.645

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 No.666

File: 3794613b647d7ad⋯.png (907.56 KB, 1440x2560, 9:16, Screenshot_20180924-222406.png)

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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 No.599[Reply]

How good does my rice look? Is there anything I could potentially do to spruce it up?

 No.607

>1825MiB

life must be hell for ya kek

jokes aside this looks like a *really* good rice; simple, not too colorful, and overall rad

as far as sprucing goes, i guess you can try decreasing the saturation of your colors? but that's not really too important, so whatever


 No.612

>2 months ago

Background looks a bit boring, I'd atleast put an animu girl on there


 No.644

File: 576805694b03e2f⋯.png (17.49 KB, 1366x768, 683:384, 2018-05-21-033214_1366x768….png)

OP here -- Here's my new rice 7 months later. How does it compare?


 No.646

>>644

pretty neat




 No.640[Reply]

I've worked pretty hard on this rice and I was wondering how I could improve it?

 No.641

File: 32845e23282a449⋯.png (496.13 KB, 1366x768, 683:384, 2018-05-17-163717_1366x768….png)

>>640

Wrong file oops!


 No.642

Don't really have any suggestions but I really like your rice. (Good music choice too btw.)




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 No.215[Reply]

Which window manager do you use?

https://needlepoll.net/poll/6xandxq9ykmq/

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 No.589

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>>381

>myosuke

>kobaryo


 No.592

File: e7b834e6a7816b7⋯.png (2.62 MB, 1920x1080, 16:9, 2017-09-01-152923_3280x108….png)

i3wm


 No.598

File: b06cbcdfbd7854e⋯.png (632.5 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, 2017-10-01-165130_1920x108….png)

God I want to fuck Astolfo.


 No.614

>>598

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


 No.636

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>>614

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




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