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LinuxWorld: A Brief Comparison of KDE 3.1 & GNOME 2.2

Feb 22, 2003, 05:30 (33 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nicholas Petreley)

"Believe it or not, it is not my intention to rekindle the KDE vs. GNOME desktop wars. I suspect the only way to avoid it, however, is to pretend that I like both equally. I don't. However, I don't want to leave you with the impression that these are the only choices, either. There are plenty of lightweight and middleweight window managers that you may prefer. Nevertheless, as far as the heavyweights go, KDE and GNOME are the ones to watch.

"In this corner, we have the heavyweight champion of the Linux world, KDE 3.1, released on or about January 28, 2003. In the other corner, we have the challenger, GNOME 2.2, released on or about February 6, 2003. While I have not had time to explore KDE or GNOME in depth, my first impressions start with installation..."

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