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?
by Aitvo on Wed 19th Mar 2003 19:52 UTC

"Gnome apps are crazy on their dependancies and that slows down extremely their loading times."

Uhh no.

[xxxxxxx@wyatta xxxxxxx]$ date;/usr/bin/gnome-calculator;date
Wed Mar 19 14:49:39 EST 2003
Wed Mar 19 14:49:40 EST 2003
[xxxxxxx@wyatta xxxxxxx]$

[xxxxxxx@wyatta xxxxxxx]$ cat /proc/cpuinfo
processor : 0
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 6
model : 8
model name : Pentium III (Coppermine)
stepping : 1
cpu MHz : 598.691
cache size : 256 KB
fdiv_bug : no
hlt_bug : no
f00f_bug : no
coma_bug : no
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 2
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov
pat pse36 mmx fxsr sse
bogomips : 1196.03

[xxxxxxx@wyatta xxxxxxx]$uptime
2:50pm up 156 days, 4:37, 2 users, load average: 0.11, 0.11, 0.09
[xxxxxxx@wyatta xxxxxxx]$


Please note that I also had to take the time to alt-f4 gcalc when it came up to return control to the shell.

"Slow", gimme a break already.