Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 27th Jul 2012 12:41 UTC
Gnome Honest question. Do you think the GNOME project is as healthy today as it was, say, 4 years ago? Benjamin Otte explains that no, it isn't. GNOME lacks developers, goals, mindshare and users. The situation as he describes it, is a lot more dire than I personally thought.
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by bigdog on Fri 27th Jul 2012 19:29 UTC
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The choice for KDE, Gnome2 or Gnome3 or Unity is for me very simple. It is the feeling I get working with it. Here they are:
KDE: Do what you have to do, and f*** off.
Unity: You are stupid. Let me help you.
Gnome2: Hello. How are you doing? Take some coffee while you are here.

I didn't try Gnome3. One look and I was gone.
I switched to Xubuntu (which uses Xfce as you probably know). It comes close to the Gnome2-experience but not quite.

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