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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

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"There is and will be an everlasting 'Gnome vs. KDE" debate. The trend is that developers concentrate building distributions around one of the two. But not everyone wants to use Gnome/KDE, mainly because of having older hardware or not wanting to stick with the traditional panel/menu approach. After all, GNU/Linux is about freedom and choice, and there are several good window managers too choose from and to build a fully customized and lightweight desktop.

"I will look at five window managers plus Xfce, considering speed, features, and configurability..."

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