Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 10th Mar 2011 12:59 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y If you were, you know, living your lives, you've probably missed it, but old fires are burning brightly once again: there's somewhat of a falling-out going on between KDE and GNOME, with Canonical siding squarely with... KDE. The issue seems to revolve around GNOME's lack of collaboration, as explained by KDE's Aaron Seigo.
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12 Years and Counting
by arbour42 on Thu 10th Mar 2011 19:08 UTC
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It's been over 12 years now since the Gnome-KDE "war" began and fractured the Linux desktop. And Linux on the Desktop is still virtually no where in the market place - measly, meaningless usage rates.

Yawn. Shuttleworth can keep linux for his servers (which is probably the only place he's making money), with a KDE shell if necessary. Then put his resources behind Haiku for a client desktop. I don't see anything else at this point that has a chance of gaining meaningful market share from Windows or Apple.

The linux desktop is still a mess after more than a decade.

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