"When the KDE and GNOME environments first hit the scene, they
were realitive unknowns, who found a following among the early
adopters. As the software matured, their following grew, until they
became so popular, that they began to get support from the industry
giants (a la the GNOME Foundation, and the KDE League). Now the
dynamic duo are the default environments of the Linux desktop."
"With the release of KDE 2.0 the bar has been moved higher, and
GNOME is not sitting on it's hands. GNOME's new graphical shell,
Eazel 1.0 is due out very soon, and Ximain (formerly Helixcode) is
releasing Evolution and Red Carpet to the huddled masses in the
very near future. It's going to rock to use GNOME this year. KDE
has already released KDE 2.1, which is more of an internal upgrade
than anything else, and are already planning their next big move.
It's going to rock to use KDE this year, too."
"Helping KDE grow into a business desktop environment has been
one company's (or should I say Kompany's?) mission from the word
go. That, of course, is theKompany.com. I recently had the pleasure
of conducting an brief interview with Shawn Gordon, head of
theKompany.com, to get his feel on the future of the Linux desktop.
The interview is as follows...."