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Information Week: The KDE Connection: The Operating System Has Two Interfaces

Apr 21, 1999, 13:56 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Gallagher)

"... the buzz around Linux and the open-source software movement is reaching a feverish pitch..."

"... the biggest barrier to wider adoption of Unix operating systems... is the lack of a really user-friendly graphical front end for users and developers. Writing applications for the X-Windows environment is not anywhere as easy as it is to build Windows or Mac applications, and then deploying and using them require skill sets that most users don't have. So front ends like GNOME and KDE are extremely important to the future of the Unix desktop..."

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