userinstinct: GNOME 2.6 Usability Study and Review
Jul 20, 2004, 19:45 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Turner)
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"The GNOME desktop and development platform is an environment
built on top of the X11 windowing system for an array of Unix-like
platforms. It provides a layer of abstraction from the underlying
system as a means of improving the system's ease-of-use. Based on a
user interface standards document and a suite of applications,
GNOME attempts to be useful to a multitude of computer user
backgrounds and experience levels.
"The GNOME project started in 1997 in the hopes that it could
equal, and perhaps surpass, the then-nascent KDE..."