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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It's just a matter of taste and what kind of apps you use
by Z_God on Tue 18th Mar 2003 14:52 UTC

I really prefer KDE over anything. I also find it to be more responsive on my machine than Windows XP. Also Windows XP seems to swap my apps to disk pretty soon, while in KDE/Linux they're just availlable when I need them.
I love the new keramic theme and the way KDE looks, while I don't like the XP default theme at all. At higher resolutions, the fonts in Windows are a lot worse than in KDE.

I don't think this is a good article since many things are just a matter of taste and also really depend on what you are used to use. A thing I really missed from the article was the cost of the software. For me, XP is pretty expensive.