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KDE vs. GNOME: A Screed from a Supposed Corporate Flack

Jul 06, 2008, 00:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ross Brunson)

"Ok, so you know that currently SLED (SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop) 10 defaults to GNOME as the desktop, a move that garnered comments from a few cranky folks in the KDE [KC]amp. This move is more easily understood when you realize that most corporations really needed to have a default, that way they didn't have to stall their testing to make a decision about what Linux Desktop standard they would support. openSUSE 11.0 doesn't force such a choice, you have several options, none is selected by default, it's like being in line at Starbucks and having to decide if you want a twist of lemon in your half-caf, double-decaf..."

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