Enterprise Networking Planet: Build the Perfect Desktop With KDE
Dec 22, 2005, 08:30 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)
"As much I would like to believe I am as brilliant and
charismatic as Linus Torvalds, it's really not worth the effort,
because it's so not true. But Linus and I do agree on one thing:
KDE is an excellent desktop. It looks good and it works well--what
more does anyone need? Best of all, it doesn't simplify by removing
functionality, like a certain well-known desktop project does. You
want a simpler, cleaner interface? Might I suggest organizing the
menus and configuration dialogs with common functions on top, and
advanced functions available on a different level? Throwing away
functionality seems a tad daft.
"KDE is extremely customizable, which is a boon to Linux
distribution packagers, corporate and other business users, and
finicky end users who want everything just so..."