Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 30th Mar 2009 18:43 UTC, submitted by elsewhere
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Any discussion about GNOME vs. KDE is sure to end in tears. It's basically impossible to discuss which of these two Free desktop environments is better than the other, mostly because they cater to different types of people, with different needs and expectatotions. As such, Bruce Byfield decided to look at the two platforms from a different perspective: if we consider their developmental processes, which of the two is most likely to be more successful in the coming years?
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Hard to tell...
by skooal on Mon 30th Mar 2009 22:03 UTC
skooal
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2009-03-30

On one end KDE looks good, but is so heavy to run... then comes gnome and sorry about that but visually it is not that great... I am 100% E17 and for those that will say that it is highly unstable... I am running MoonOS and never had a problem.

But if I had to choose between the two I would say gnome, it seems easier to use for newbies (this is my own view of course).

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RE: Hard to tell...
by lemur2 on Mon 30th Mar 2009 22:43 in reply to "Hard to tell..."
lemur2 Member since:
2007-02-17

On one end KDE looks good, but is so heavy to run


Excuse me?

KDE runs faster than GNOME.

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RE[2]: Hard to tell...
by Phucked on Tue 31st Mar 2009 21:37 in reply to "RE: Hard to tell..."
Phucked Member since:
2008-09-24

Another KDE is bloated and/or heavy post. Kde is faster and lighter than gnome and as been for at least 5 years now. It comes down to QT vs GTK+ really.

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RE[2]: Hard to tell...
by sbergman27 on Tue 31st Mar 2009 21:52 in reply to "RE: Hard to tell..."
sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

KDE runs faster than GNOME.

A bold statement coming from someone who spends as much time here as you do "explaining" why KDE4's slowness isn't really the KDE devs' fault.

Edited 2009-03-31 21:54 UTC

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