Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 21st Mar 2008 21:49 UTC
Editorial "I used KDE as my primary desktop from 1996 through 2006, when I installed the GNOME version of Ubuntu and found that I liked it better than the KDE desktop I'd faced every morning for so many years. Last January, I got a new Dell Latitude D630 laptop and decided to install Kubuntu on it, but within a few weeks, I went back to GNOME. Does this mean GNOME is now a better desktop than KDE, or just that I have become so accustomed to GNOME that it's hard for me to give it up?"
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Nice description of the Windows desktop
by gustl on Sat 22nd Mar 2008 18:05 UTC
gustl
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2006-01-19

I had a good laugh about this statement:

Windows feels a lot more Linuxlike to me than Mac OS. In many ways it seems as if it's a slightly clumsy knockoff of KDE

It very well summarizes my own feelings about the Windows desktop.
Windows would not need much to become a good desktop. Add virtual desktops, a decent shell which works better in the Windows environment than cygwin and a Filebrowser with the capabilities Konqueror has. I could increase my productivity to almost the level I can reach with KDE now.

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