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osOpinion: What Would the Best GUI for Linux Be?

Oct 03, 1999, 23:30 (30 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rudy Hartmann)

[ Thanks to Kelly mcNeill for this link. ]

"There have been quite a few desktop environments competing for the top honors as the defacto standard GUI for Linux. Gnome is interesting, but there's something about it that isn't quite there yet. The little foot thing is kind of cute, but the interface looks unpolished. Cute and valiant attempt, yes. Ready for prime time, no. Then of course there is KDE..."

"Rumor has it that Microsoft has a version of the infernal Windows GUI for Linux. The Windows GUI is pretty nice, but the foundation sucks..."

"Which brings me to another point. OS/2 Warp has a great object oriented GUI. We all know what happened to OS/2. I loved it, but it never quite caught on like it should have. Now IBM has embraced Linux, the king of open source software..."

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