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Linux and Main: KDE Promoters to Launch "KGX"--KDE-GNU-Linux

Jul 25, 2002, 22:00 (41 Talkback[s])

"The KDE League is working on plans to promote the KDE desktop atop Linux as a combination they have named "KGX." A group of people involved in KDE promotion have worked up the new marketing nomenclature and have developed a website to publicize it.

"According to the page, the newly named "KGX" Stands for "KDE running with GNU/Linux.

"As it stands, the name will distinguish KDE on Linux from KDE running as the desktop on other systems it supports. There has been considerable discussion within the initiative as to whether what amounts to a renaming of KDE when it is run with Linux will create confusion and resentment in the user community and among developers, with the apparent result that KGX will not be a new name given to KDE itself (though this, too, was discussed)..."

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