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Old 06-16-2004, 01:35 AM   #1
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Gnome Vs KDE

what is the difference between GNOME and KDE?
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Also, why do u post in the wrong forum???
what does " Member Success Stories " have to do with ur question ???
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Moved: This thread is more suitable in Linux-Software and has been moved accordingly to help your thread/question get the exposure it deserves.

And a look at their respective websites/screenshots would have given you this information.
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Gnome and KDE are just two not-too-different desktop environments.
Old 06-16-2004, 06:47 AM   #6
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This has been widely discussed in this forum, do a search on it.
Old 06-16-2004, 07:08 AM   #7
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I perfere KDE with Konqueror.
But that up to your self to deside.
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The main difference.. KDE uses mainly QT and Gnome mainly uses Gtk for their backend code, etc.
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yes, and the good thing, is that you are able to run konqueror under Gnome, if you prefere that desktop.
Generally then you look at the layout, it seams to me, that Gnome, is for the user, with easy menu, and easy looks.

But that KDE is more for the 'root', becuase you are to by default to have 5 different terminals in the menu.
And Konquror is much stronger as file browser.

Gnome is also a bit harder to shape as you wish, if you want to have numlock enablet all the time, the process is much longer, but in KDE is more or less two clicks in a menu.
An other ting that bothers me with Gnome, is that it has snapshot enabled af default.
With feature, and a danish keyboard with , , it's almost impossible to write a web address, because Gnome thinks that I want to take snapshots... :-)
Funny little feature :-)

But my advise to you, is to install both, and see what you like.

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They both do much the same job.

One is really cool and the other is rubbish...

Which is which depends on your point of view :-)


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