Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 17th Mar 2003 22:49 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces So many operating systems and so many graphical desktop environments... This article is a comparison of the UI and usability of several Desktop Environments (DEs), that have been widely used, admired and reviled: Windows XP Luna, BeOS 6 (Dano/Zeta), Mac OS X Aqua and Unix's KDE and Gnome. Read on which one got our best score on our long term test and usage.
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by MaxAuthority on Tue 18th Mar 2003 03:22 UTC

Also, since there are so many KDE apps, it's really quite easy to get away with running only KDE programs when using it. Based on a fair comparison, I think that the ranking should be KDE, BeOS, Windows (not all apps support theming even MS Office XP), Mac, GNOME.

Why is Gnome on last position? When i use(d) Linux I used Gnome2 mainly because it was more beautiful and it had something called HIG (or human interface guidelines) and nearly all programs for Gnome followed them.