Acme is a great editor, but it feels a bit strange outside its natural environment. OTOH a lot of useful software (eg firefox) is not available for Plan 9. Solution: use plan9port
So here we have my machine running amd64 SMP Fedora 8
Fluxbox + antialiased xterm, and it's pretty damn minimal
Faster than F7 was for me
This is just a quick shot of my current desktop. I haven't done it in a while so here is it. I am beginning to like the Ubuntu orange/brown look more and more.
This image compares the old theme with the new theme.