Linux Journal: A Fifteenth Chance for GNOME
Aug 30, 2006, 00:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nicholas Petreley)
"Okay, I don't really know how many chances I've given GNOME,
but I've tried to switch to GNOME as my default desktop many times.
I always ended up switching back to KDE (to be fair, I use other
window managers, too, such as Fluxbox, which is one of my
favorites). Thanks to the rumors that Xgl/Compiz/cgwd worked best
on GNOME, I gave GNOME another shot. As it turns out, the rumors
are false. These 3D desktop enhancements work fine under KDE. But
I've really been enjoying my GNOME experience despite the fact that
there are still things about GNOME that I dislike. Granted, I can
credit Ubuntu's default settings for GNOME as some reasons why I'm
enjoying it more. But it's still a better desktop than I recall
from the last time I used it.
"I haven't changed my mind about many of the complaints I have