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Old 07-10-2008, 05:01 PM   #1
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Pros and cons of KDE and GNOME?

I'm sure this question has been asked a million times, so if someone wants to just send a link to a similar post, that'd be fine.

I'm installing Debian on my computer, and I'm trying to decide which to use as my main desktop. (I'll probably have both installed.) I know that one is not better than the other, but I was wondering if anyone could note the main differences so that I would know which one is best for me?

Old 07-10-2008, 05:55 PM   #2
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Why not try them both???!!! You already said you would install both, so do that. You can run two logins at once--one Gnome and one KDE. toggle with ctrl-alt-F7/F8.

There is much more that is the same than there are substantive differences.


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