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Re: Gnome or KDE - why not ask?



On Sat, 2009-10-10 at 17:18 -0400, David wrote:
> As for Fedora being a GNOME *based* disto? Many, most?, of the Fedora
> configuration *applications* are written in the same GTK that GNOME is
> written in but Fedora runs just fine with only a KDE, or other,
> Desktop installed and without a GNOME Desktop installed at all. You
> will, of course, still see some libs and such as they are needed by
> the system applications. But no GNOME Desktop will be installed, or be
> available to run, *if* you tell the installer not to install a GNOME
> Desktop.

I don't think that contradicts anything I've said. The fact that "system
applications" need parts of a specific DE (even if no actual desktop is
installed) means that the distro is not DE-neutral, and once again, I
don't expect it to be in the current state of the art.

poc


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