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Old 10-17-2003, 07:34 PM   #1
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what is better?


kde or gnome?

im on kde right now but im wondering if gnome is better?

what are the pros and ocns of each?
 
Old 10-17-2003, 07:41 PM   #2
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is just like if you ask "Whats your favorite Color?" For me I don't like gnome nor KDE I stick with XFCE. Its just preference.
 
Old 10-17-2003, 07:45 PM   #3
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WindowMaker or Afterstep.

Steve
 
Old 10-17-2003, 08:38 PM   #4
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You will have to try both. It's a matter of preference.

One thing to note: GNOME is faster than KDE, you will notice this if your computer is not that fast.
 
Old 10-17-2003, 08:48 PM   #5
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these good people are right, it's a matter of preference...

i suggest you install gnome and check it out for yourself...

you can have BOTH gnome and kde...

personally, i like blackbox...
 
Old 10-18-2003, 12:07 AM   #6
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What are you talking about..it's got nothing to do with opinion. KDE is better by far
 
Old 10-18-2003, 12:22 AM   #7
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that's YOUR opinion... and i respect it, but if SeXuaLSoYBeaN tries gnome and compares it to kde, then he'll decide what's best for him... it doesn't have to be the same thing that is best for YOU... we are all unique...
 
Old 10-18-2003, 12:41 AM   #8
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KDE Rulez
 
Old 10-18-2003, 12:46 AM   #9
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kde won "best desktop environment" at the open choice awards:

http://dot.kde.org/1064136526/
 
Old 10-18-2003, 03:55 AM   #10
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that's YOUR opinion... and i respect it, but if SeXuaLSoYBeaN tries gnome and compares it to kde, then he'll decide what's best for him... it doesn't have to be the same thing that is best for YOU... we are all unique...
Dude, it was a joke, lighten up
 
Old 10-18-2003, 04:29 AM   #11
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What all these other posters are trying to tell you is this :
What is it , you want froma desktop?
If you want a full-featured desktop , with all features easily accessible by default , I think KDE is the only option. Gnome can be a little enigmatic in some places.
If you want speed on the other hand ; ICEWM , xfce , blackbox and other lightweight stuff , may be what you're looking for. These require more tinkering on the side of the user though.

In general , it can be said that speed and ease-of-use are the main points ; it'll always be a trade-off in one of either directions.

I'm quite happy with ICEWM , btw.
 
Old 10-18-2003, 07:01 PM   #12
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I like kde over gnome, but that's just my opinion, haven't had a chance yet to check out the others though.
 
Old 10-18-2003, 08:24 PM   #13
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I think everyone else has made it clear that it's a matter of your own personal preference. And that is why I won't.

GNOME is the best. however there are a few things in KDE that are better implemented than in gnome...


Again, this KDE/Gnome thing is almost as polemic as the famous distro war...

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