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Does openSUSE need a default desktop?

Jul 31, 2009, 20:33 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)

"A couple of arguments have been given in favor of this proposal, but none that are particularly compelling. Let’s look at some of the reasons that have been put forward by Frank:

"It is confusing for new Linux users if they have to decide between KDE and GNOME during the installation. Unique Selling Point. It is important for openSUSE to provide something that Ubuntu and Fedora don´t provide. It would be beneficial for openSUSE to be the only big KDE distribution.

"This could attract more developers because KDE developers need a nice distribution to develop on. This would increase the popularity of openSUSE in the KDE user community. The negative impact on the GNOME community is not that bad because Ubuntu is the most popular GNOME distribution."

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