I have installed Gnome, KDE, MATE, Xfce, and LXDE versions. Here are some comments, advice, and screenshots.
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I install four different desktops: Gnome, KDE, Cinnamon and Xfce.
The KDE and Xfce variants of the recently updated Linux Mint desktop operating system could well arrive within a matter of weeks, according to project leader Clement Lefebvre
The PC desktop has made significant strides, thanks in no small measure to open source and Linux, says Jack Wallen
Thanks to Android, Linux is well represented on tablets, but there hasn't been a free software tablet, without any proprietary bits, until now. The Spark, which will be based on MeeGo and use KDE Plasma for its interface, will be the first free software tablet.
Can a back to the past Linux desktop win more fans than GNOME 3.x, KDE 4.x, or Ubuntu's Unity or HUD? I think so.
It might turn into a real monster, but Jack Wallen thinks he knows exactly what features he'd include in his ideal desktop
Is there a killer in the software code running millions of medical devices? GNOME Executive Director Karen Sandler, formerly of the Software Freedom Law Center, has been fighting to get this software opened up for inspection and review since she received her own implanted defibrillator in 2008. The FDA and Supreme Court have been no help. She recently shared her journey at OSCON 2011.
If you are interested in a very solid Linux Distribution with a lightweight desktop (rather than the typical Gnome or KDE desktops), there was very good news for you yesterday. Linux Mint 10 (Julia) LXDE is now available.
The latest beta release introduces new management tools for system admins, enhanced virtualisation options and general performance gains to the enterprise-focused Linux distribution
The KDE 4.4 Software Compilation was released at the beginning of this week.
Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala will be the distribution's eleventh release, and highlights include the addition of a new boot screen, an updated default theme, and the addition of the Ubuntu One service.
In this week's Patch Monday podcast, ZDNet.com.au staffers Renai LeMay and Chris Duckett discuss why they use Linux full time where they can and what they like and don't like about it.
I have been recently been looking into desktop managers other than Gnome and KDE. Of course, there are Ubuntu distributions with different desktop managers, including the "standard" Gnome, Kubuntu with KDE, and Xubuntu with Xfce.
The eternal battle for the Linux desktop: Which GUI reigns supreme, GNOME or KDE?It really pisses me off when a writer comes up with an idea before I do.
Plans for the next major iteration of the GNOME desktop have been released with the major change being a new user experience.
Long overshadowed by its GNOME and KDE-based brethren, Xubuntu is a handy Ubuntu solution for older PCs or for users that want a lighter desktop footprint.
Debian GNU/Linux 5.0, codenamed "Lenny", was released over the weekend; in this gallery we take you through the install process and basic desktop functions.
GNOME, one of two major Linux user interface groups (the other is KDE) is trying a new marketing tack. Facebook.
Ticked off at the latest revamp of KDE - a "disaster" and "half-baked" - Linux progenitor Linus Torvalds has switched to Gnome.
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