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Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.0 vs. 9.1?
  • From: Fortean <tr011@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 20:25:42 +0100
  • Message-id: <200405142025.42488.tr011@xxxxxxxx>
On Friday 14 May 2004 20:10, Frederic Soulier wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-05-14 at 19:52, Fortean wrote:
> > Hi Preston,
> >
> > To be perfectly honest, I think Suse is not the way to go if you want
> > Gnome on the desktop. It is adequate, it works, but Suse is a mainly KDE
> > distribution. I was in the exact same place you are now, however, and
> > ever since I changed Gnome for KDE and Evolution for Kontact, I haven't
> > been happier. So if you are willing to do the same go ahead, Suse is for
> > you. Otherwise, if you are happy enough with Gnome as it is, stay with
> > Fedora.
> Having said that I believe Novell with their Ximian acquisition is
> likely to push a lot more for Gnome stuff I guess.
True, and I believe that they will be the ones to truly unify the Linux
desktop - however, Suse 9.1 Pro is a very KDE-based distro. Gnome is an
afterthought, I guess it's only there so that reviewers aren't complaining of
its not being there...


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