Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 5th Nov 2005 17:51 UTC, submitted by AdriAn Avila
Novell and Ximian Rumors circulating that Novell is going to kill off its popular Linux desktop lines are completely false. [However,] Novell is making one large strategic change. The GNOME interface is going to become the default interface on both the SLES and Novell Linux Desktop line. KDE libraries will be supplied on both, but the bulk of Novell's interface moving forward will be on GNOME. "The entire KDE graphical interface and product family will continue to be supported and delivered on OpenSuSE."
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Seems like just another novell-type blunder to me, like buying wordperfect and then letting it lie to rot.

Face it, SuSE's been KDE-orientated for quite some time now. So novell bought loads of KDE experience, and now decided to throw that out for a desktop which alwas has been sort of neglected by suse?

Everyone thinking "makes perfect sense to me" raise your hands please
(counting...) nobody? ah i see, no managers here.

Novell also aquired Ximian, a Gnome company. So Novell bought Gnome experience too. Your point makes no sense.

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