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GNOME vs KDE - which is right for you?

http://www.linuxuser.co.uk

Linux User and Developer: "It was quite surprising back then because neither KDE nor GNOME was a commercial project. Both started as open source, and both shared the same goal: to make Linux the best desktop operating system."

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A Common Compositing Window Manager Specification

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Martin Gräßlin, one of the KDE developers that works on the KWin window manager has been writing a draft specification for what he proposes as a unified specification for compositing window managers.

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Still more LXDE desktops

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I keep running into LXDE derivatives. Not physically of course, but it could be an unintended side effect of being on the lookout for distros to try on the Mebius.

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Top 10 FluxBox Themes

http://www.linuxnov.com

FluxBox lightweight window manager based on blackbox window manager, we already reviewed FluxBox and how to install it on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS follow this post.

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E17 review

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Enlightenment has been quite interesting to me. It has not even got a beta release so far yet I like to use it. That is because, it does things differently. It is very efficient, keeps the CPU far more cooler than any other desktop environment.

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LXDE: Smaller, Faster than KDE or GNOME

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Three years ago, the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE) was a faltering project. However, since then, accounts of LXDE's death have proved greatly exaggerated, and the project is once again flourishing.

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KDE Review: KDE 4.4 Comes in from the Cold

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Between radical changes and limited functionality, the KDE 4 series got off to a rough start. However, with each release, KDE 4 has improved steadily and silenced more critics. Now, with the 4.4 release, the series has reached first maturity.

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Flexible for a Fluxbox? – Lightweight X Window Manager

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One of the many great things about using UNIX or a UNIX-like operating system is the ability to tailor your environment to your liking. If you want something less resource intensive that offers a greater degree of control then Fluxbox Window Manager is what you’re looking for.

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Window Maker - your NeXT window manager

http://ardchoille42.blogspot.com

Window Maker is an X11 window manager originally designed to provide integration support for the GNUstep Desktop Environment. In every way possible, it reproduces the elegant look and feel of the NEXTSTEP user interface.

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Reviewed: Gnome 2.28

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The Gnome project's latest release, comes just in time to be bolted on to Karmic Koala. But with KDE making big strides forward with each point release of KDE 4, are the Gnome team doing enough to keep up? Only just... read on to find out more!

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comparing "KDE 4" and "GNOME 3"

http://aseigo.blogspot.com

There is small trend currently to write a blog entry or article comparing "KDE 4" and "GNOME 3". Now, I'm not involved in the least with the GNOME 3 efforts (no big surprise there, I'm sure) so I can't and won't comment on what they are doing now or in the future (they can do so themselves quite well), but there are two interesting points I keep seeing raised that I really do want to address ...

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KDE4 overtaking GNOME in terms of usability?

http://www.nuxified.org

Whereas GNOME so far made sacrifices to flexibility and power in order to improve usability KDE4 is succeeding in having its cake and eating it too. They merge flexibility with ingenious design to create a desktop environment in which having lots of options to choose from doesn't impair the ease of use and in some cases actually aids it."

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Openbox: A fun and lightweight window manager

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I am always on the lookout for a new way of doing things when it comes to personal computing, and one of the best ways to do so is to experiment with different window managers for Linux.

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A lightweight heavyweight

http://kmandla.wordpress.com

If I had to name the open source projects with the largest development teams, Gnome and KDE would probably come to mind. After that I read on the LXDE devlopment blog that they rank quite high in the list of active projects on Ohloh.

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Available Now: GNOME 2.26.3

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The GNOME developers, through Lucas Rocha, have announced early this morning in a press release that the last maintenance release of the popular GNOME 2.26 desktop environment is now available for download.

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