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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RE[4]: Desktop Linux
by jbauer on Sun 13th Mar 2011 18:15 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Desktop Linux"
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" I'm too used to the old way. We went from a "zoomable" interface to "activities", which are understood well by asiego, but not so much by a large percentage of the userbase.

Exactly. That is what I say to myself: KDE 3.5 was a desktop for users, KDE 4 is a desktop for geeks.
You have managed to explain very well what I was trying to say. However that doesn't explain why I was modded down twice.

That's because it was basically a Windows clone. KDE4 is what you get when a bunch of hackers with no UI experience or taste try to innovate

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