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Linux.com: Desktop Deathmatch Part 1

Sep 10, 2000, 16:03 (11 Talkback[s])
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"Welcome sportsfans! Well, you asked for it and here it is! Part one of desktop deathmatch! In today's fight, it's local favorite Gnome versus the big city bully ... Windows!"

"In this series we will be comparing a number of popular Linux desktop environments with their more er...'mainstream' counterparts. We will be comparing them in a number of areas, such as: installation, updating, speed, file management, customizability and the important one, screen saving."

"Of course, the first thing that you have to do to compare software is to compare the installation processes."

"Our windows machine will start off with a version of windows 95 and we will analyze the upgrade process to windows 2000. Our Linux box will have Red Hat 5.2 and we will upgrade it to the Helix Code Desktop."

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