Linux Distro to Newbies: Adapt or Leave!
Sep 29, 2008, 20:02 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"And even worse, they wish that some of the functionality from
each desktop manager were available in one choice. Granted, anyone
can run a KDE application in GNOME or vice versa. However it
requires a ton of extra library files that can translate into a
real buzz kill when you look at the time needed to download this
many files on a slower Internet connection. In addition, crossing
desktop environments often leaves the desired application behaving
in a problematic manner: Failing to start or just crashing in the
worst case scenarios."