Linked by David Adams on Wed 3rd Aug 2011 16:10 UTC, submitted by Sin2x
Gnome Linus Torvalds piped up in the comments of a Google+ posting by Linux kernel hacker Dave Jones to air his true feelings about Gnome 3: "it's not that I have rendering problems with gnome3 (although I do have those too), it's that the user experience of Gnome3 even without rendering problems is unacceptable." People care what Linus thinks, and when he ditched KDE for Gnome a couple of years ago, people took note. Now he's using Xfce.
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by cjst on Wed 3rd Aug 2011 23:02 UTC
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http://www.zimagez.com/zimage/screenshot-08042011-124817am.php

Good to see there's some growing interest for Xfce. KDE4 is a fiasco alright. GNOME is however getting better except for the "fisher price" UI of Gnome Shell. So let's have the best of both worlds : GNOME platform + functional desktop = Xfce.

I never used GNOME2 because it uses far too much RAM for what it does. KDE3 was quite ok, but felt like an unfinished business which then turned into a the major UI fiasco and memory hog known as KDE4.

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