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Re: Red Hat Introduces Desktop Linux Competitor



For your information KDE was a desktop before gnome was even conceived. 
On Sat, 2004-05-15 at 14:31, Jim Cornette wrote:
> jim tate wrote:
> > Why is it, that Redhat so dislikes KDE? the number one
> > choice of linux users.
> 
> I've used GNOME since RHL 5.2. KDE was added later. I used KDE first 
> when Mandrake was an RHL 5.2 distro with KDE added. I played around with 
> KDE for awhile, then switched back to RHL.
> 
> I don't know what survey the above statement is based upon. Redhat added 
> KDE as a choice. GNOME and other desktops were before KDE.
> 
> I rarely use KDE, but install it as a failsafe and for different 
> choices. I don't dislike KDE. I just feel more comfortable with GNOME.
> 
> Having an option to choose one or the other is my preferred option. I 
> can understand if streamlining products to less choice is a corporate 
> strategy. They might have a better grasp on the common used.
> 
> > http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1583814,00.asp
> > 
> > I read this article, and I assumed that they will still offer KDE
> > as a optional install in Fedora2.
> > Every time Redhat makes a move, it's counter to the majority of
> > the linux community. I am for them making money and staying
> > in business, but WOW the way they go about it.
> > 
> > Jim Tate
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
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