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Old 11-09-2004, 12:11 PM   #1
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KDE gui vs. Gnome GUI


im just a lil currious... but im caught between the 2... can someone help me decide?
 
Old 11-09-2004, 12:40 PM   #2
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Mate, that's mostly a matter of taste, and you'll
have to develop that yourself ;)


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Old 11-09-2004, 12:41 PM   #3
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Use a quater! I've had many headaches with KDE though, but works fine for other people.
 
Old 11-09-2004, 12:55 PM   #4
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For me, KDE is pure eye-candy, and is more customizable. GNOME is more the, well, "professional" windowing system, if i dare say so. But i must also agree with Tinskter in that you will have to decide on that yourself. Install both if you can, and take turns using each for a while. Whichever you feel comfortable with after a while will be the one you'll want to use (though if you DO install both, you can always just re-login to use the other, should you get bored :-) ).
 
Old 11-09-2004, 07:57 PM   #5
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Use both! If you have both installed, you can easily run Gnome apps under KDE, and vice versa. Don't limit yourself, be free!
 
Old 11-09-2004, 09:19 PM   #6
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As above

KDE = Looks a little better wih way more toys and much more configurable at the sacrifice of a little speed
GNOME = Fast but a little plain.
 
Old 11-10-2004, 12:44 AM   #7
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Odd - there was me thinking that KDE is a bit
less pretty, and Gnome a bloated goat, errrh,
load of eye-candy :)


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Old 11-10-2004, 02:14 AM   #8
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Switching the two

How do I go about switching my default window manager in Fedora Core 2? I can't figure out for the life of me what i have to do.

Cheers,
~Jim
 
Old 11-10-2004, 03:03 AM   #9
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can you select a window manager at login...? if not, there is a command in the redhat/fedora series

Code:
# switchdesk
it should either prompt you in the konsole for a window manager, or pop up a gui to select one
 
Old 11-10-2004, 07:48 AM   #10
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at login click session at the bottom of the screen.
 
Old 11-10-2004, 10:12 AM   #11
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thanks guys, you've all been a great help! wish u guys were on some other forums i've been on. Everyone else is just really evil
 
Old 11-10-2004, 02:37 PM   #12
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Re: Switching the two

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Originally posted by Esmo2000
How do I go about switching my default window manager in Fedora Core 2? I can't figure out for the life of me what i have to do.

Cheers,
~Jim
There is a system configuration file in which the Desktop is defined. Do a grep through the files in /etc and look for the word "desktop" or "Desktop" and you will find it.
 
  


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