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eWeek: Novell Expands GUI Choices for Linux Desktop

“At Gartner Inc.’s Symposium/ITxpo, eWEEK.com got a sneak peek
of Novell Inc.’s forthcoming Linux Desktop. According to company
officials, the anticipated software package may arrive sooner than
expected and offer customers a choice of looks and feels.

“Contrary to earlier reports, the Waltham, Mass.-based Novell
has changed its plans and will not release a ‘best of breed’ Linux
desktop that combines the best features from the GNOME and KDE
environments, said Ted Haeger, the Linux Desktop’s director of
marketing. Instead, users will be offered an option for either KDE
or GNOME during the installation process…”


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