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Linux Distro to Newbies: Adapt or Leave!

Sep 29, 2008, 20:02 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

"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."

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