ZDNN: Linux preps for desktop assault

“Gnome, KDE interfaces put a friendly face on Linux — and
position the OS for a Windows challenge.”

“Gnome — pronounced with a hard “G” — is a project developed
by the Free Software Foundation that attempts to put a friendly
face on an operating system that, so far, appeals mainly to
tech-savvy users.”

“Gnome — in conjunction with KDE, another interface project,
and Wine, an emulator that lets people run Windows applications on
Linux — could boost the operating system’s use among consumers
and, potentially, launch Linux onto the Windows-dominated desktop