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GNOME and KDE work together on the Linux desktop

The Linux desktop has its fans — I’ve been using it for over twenty-years — but it’s never been a mass market favorite. In part, that’s because as Linus Torvalds says, “fragmentation of the different vendors have held the desktop back.” Now, in a major step forward the two chief Linux desktop rivals, GNOME Foundation and KDE, have agreed to work together.