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KDE vs. GNOME: Configuration and Admin Tools

Jan 25, 2010, 21:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

[ Thanks to James Maguire for this link. ]

"Linux has a strong do-it-yourself tradition. Although new users are transitioning rapidly to the desktop, that tradition remains. Even on the desktop, users expect to be able to administer their systems directly, and to work in an environment customized to their tastes and needs.

"As the leading desktops for the operating system, GNOME and KDE reflect this tradition. Both are more adjustable and flexible than any version of Windows.

"But how do the latest versions of GNOME and KDE compare with each other? To find an answer, I divided the two desktop's configuration and admin tools into five main categories. The results, while sometimes murky, give a generally clear picture of the state of the mainstream Linux desktops."

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