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I install four different desktops: Gnome, KDE, Cinnamon and Xfce.
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.
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 KDE 4.4 Software Compilation was released at the beginning of this week.
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.
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.
Ticked off at the latest revamp of KDE, Linux progenitor Linus Torvalds has switched to GNOME. Apparently he thought KDE 4.0 was a "disaster" and "half-baked". Harsh words indeed.
Ticked off at the latest revamp of KDE, Linux progenitor Linus Torvalds has switched to Gnome. Apparently he thought KDE 4.
The new desktop includes a modified KDE desktop, a new framework for media player synchronisation, new internet and productivity software and other updates
Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Will IE 8 break the Web?Microsoft buys virtualization vendor help with Vista migrationsThere's more than one way to make Microsoft software 'serviceable'Windows Home Server users want their Power Pack 1Paula Rooney: Gnome 2.
Portland, the software, is a set of common interfaces for GNOME and KDE, the leading desktop Linux GUIs. Debian, Fedora, OpenSUSE. Red Flag and Xandros are all going to ship Portland with their next releases.
Newly released software is designed to help bridge two widely used Linux user interfaces, KDE and GNOME.
SunView wasn't any less effectivethan KDE or Gnome are today.
Murdock has penned in more market cap than Microsoft has, and is building something solid on that base that applications can be written to, regardless of distribution or user interface. Write your program to the LSB, in other words, and it will run on Novell or Ubuntu, under KDE or GNOME.
Linus Torvalds' accusation that GNOME has been developed by 'interface Nazis' has resulted in a heated debate between fans of rival Linux desktop environments
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