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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Huh? What distribution?
by dkite on Tue 18th Mar 2003 15:50 UTC

Kde has configuration for X. You can change resolution, etc. Of course, you need a working setup to get there.

Also, kdeprint has printer configuration if you use cups as a driver. Select printer, paper, resolution, etc.

It may be more of a distribution issue here.

Odd the konqueror crashes. I haven't had any since rc6. Again possibly a distribution issue, since I've had two or three updates to kdebase.

Another quibble. You used a piece of software that is unsupported, ie. beos. Yet you could use it without getting some key or something. With XP, you have to ask permission to use what you have purchased. Once it's not supported, you will be out of luck, even if it is a favorite. Maybe outside of the scope of the article, but that situation disqualifies XP from any of my machines.

Derek