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Introduction to Linux: Desktop Environments

Jul 24, 2008, 23:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Justin Washick)

"Linux has the exact same pattern, but rather than having different levels of quality between distributions...you can choose this level of visual quality for yourself regardless of your distribution of choice. Why would you choose anything other than highest quality, you ask? The answer is in the overall backlash of Vista. For those who "upgraded," you may have been treated to a severe slowdown of system performance. It's prettier, but it's a great deal slower. But there's no need to be concerned about your performance if your computer at least ran XP just fine, as Linux at its flashiest is still more lightweight than XP."

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