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View Poll Results: Desktop Environment of the Year
KDE 727 52.08%
Gnome 498 35.67%
XFCE 160 11.46%
GNUstep 2 0.14%
rox 9 0.64%
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Old 02-08-2008, 07:15 PM   #76
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^well,count me too you said the reality
 
Old 02-10-2008, 03:09 PM   #77
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I'm going with KDE. It can be a little bulky or bloated. But thats because its got so many packages. If you only install what you need it's fine. It's well integrated and looks really slick!
 
Old 02-11-2008, 05:22 AM   #78
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I can predict the result btwn 2 DE wars.

Kde will win as it is the most used desktop env in EU.

but this time Gnome will be very near to kde in market share.

gimme a good treat if u feel amazed
 
Old 02-11-2008, 07:37 AM   #79
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Xfce got my vote. As DE come and go, it's fast and light and I really like that. When I use a DE that's what I use (though normally I use Fluxbox). My second choice would be KDE, which I ended up installing when I needed a 64-bit browser with java. With Konqueror installed, it's a small step to KDE-core. Also, there are some KDE killer appz such as Amarok and K3b and I use them all the time (in fluxbox). I ditched Gnome when I started using dual monitor setup with a projector as my second screen. The non-configurable behavior of metacity makes Gnome pretty much useless if you have a projector or TV as your second screen (unless you want it turned on when your using the computer for something else than watching movies).
 
Old 02-15-2008, 02:07 AM   #80
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KDE comes with my favorite distributions, and I like it just fine. I don't much care for Gnome, but it isn't bad.

Last edited by lurid; 02-15-2008 at 02:09 AM. Reason: Wrong category
 
Old 02-15-2008, 07:15 AM   #81
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.kde.org ppl may be polling high -in favour of kde
same as distrowatch stats where pclinos was topping

while in Independent poll results esp 2 day polls like the one desktoplinux.com conducted,Gnome is way higher than kde in terms of popularity

but..reg,DE,this poll in this forum is wrong(I can predict it!)

First lesson is dont run polls for a month or so;at max 3 days.thats enough.the normal userbase in this forum will find which DE is popular. !
 
Old 02-15-2008, 08:05 AM   #82
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Quote:
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while in Independent poll results esp 2 day polls like the one desktoplinux.com conducted,Gnome is way higher than kde in terms of popularity
Look at: http://dot.kde.org/1187823215/118785...70/1188206486/
"They said you don't need to analyze that, a child can see such numbers aren't normal." At LinuxQuestions.org, membership is needed, so it's much more difficult to skew the poll.
 
Old 02-15-2008, 09:14 AM   #83
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Gnome desktop is easy to use too! Simple and elegant.
 
Old 02-16-2008, 12:35 PM   #84
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Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox,
 
Old 02-16-2008, 01:36 PM   #85
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Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox, Fluxbox,
Yeah, I love Fluxbox. It's a great window manager. That's why it got my vote in *that* poll.
 
Old 02-16-2008, 01:39 PM   #86
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Gnome. I future KDE4
 
Old 02-16-2008, 03:29 PM   #87
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I am a die hard KDE fan. No matter what I try I just can't find anything to match it (coming from a Windows world anyway)
 
Old 02-17-2008, 12:42 AM   #88
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it really does disappoint me that E17 isn't on there, it is one of the best environments out there considering what it can do at half the bloat as all the other choices, especially when its still in alpha/beta << not sure which now?
 
Old 02-17-2008, 03:06 AM   #89
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I believe that Enlightenment is listed in the window managers poll. I find an odd distinction with Enlightenment - those who use it refer to it as a desktop environment, and those who do not refer to it as a window manager. I wonder which is more correct?
 
Old 02-17-2008, 03:21 AM   #90
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I looked for e17 and didn't see it and also yes i refer to it as a desktop shell myself
 
  


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