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View Poll Results: Desktop Environment of the Year
I think it's cute when elitism hopefuls shrug off the two biggest DE's by saying they're great for newbies switching over from Windows. As someone who remembers the time when the command line was king and once swore vengeance upon all GUI makers, I thank KDE for giving me something I can not only live with, but come to love.
KDE is the winner here. Not 'cause of it's user friendly environment but also for too much things you can do with it. It's highly configurable and especially konqueror makes the difference in all the apps KDE comes with, it saves a lot of time of handy work. Ok it has some good crashes from time to time but who's perfect?
xfce beats KDE on nicities
and MUCH more important, on speed
once you do really CPU investing tasks, you understand what i mean
and you will switch from KDE away.
Probably is valid for GNOME too, but i
a) havent tested GNOME for as long as I had with KDE
b) this is probably the wrong thread for me to rant or praise