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Should KDE Be Default on openSUSE?

Aug 05, 2009, 12:02 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thom Holwerda)


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"It all started around the time when Novell bought SUSE and Ximian. Before that, many KDE developers ran SUSE, people inside SUSE ran KDE, and KDE was the default. After Novel had acquired both SUSE and Ximian, things started to change as people inside Novell had the idea of ditching KDE and laying off the KDE developers inside SUSE. This idea wasn't very well received within the SUSE community, so Novell had to learn to live with KDE.

"Still, KDE was no longer the default. First, KDE was atop the list of desktop environment to choose from during installation, but not long after GNOME was placed atop that list. SUSE doesn't actually have a default desktop, though."

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