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Old 03-06-2005, 11:34 PM   #1
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KDE and GNOME both installed on my comp

Dear All:

Does having both desktop environments take up way too much memory on the machine? Also, when you uninstall, is it like in Windows Add/Remove programs where there are bits of the program still left over? That was a pain in the ass in Windows.

Old 03-07-2005, 12:10 AM   #2
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Generally speaking, because only one desktop environment loads at a time, it shouldn't make a difference to your active RAM. You can uninstall either and the only residual files that will remain are if you have KDE apps running in GNOME and visa least that's been my experience.


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