[Novalug] gnome vs. KDE
macoafi at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 07:58:11 EDT 2009
On Monday 08 June 2009 7:53:35 pm Bonnie Dalzell wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Jun 2009, Sean McGowan wrote:
> > I have been running Ubuntu Intrepid for roughly 7 months now, and am
> > thinking about switching to Fedora with its new release tomorrow. Being
> > a relative newbie, I want to try other distros just to get a good
> > feeling about what is available. On this thread I would like to get
> > opinions on GNOME vs KDE. Any opinions are appreciated.
> before you switch you can set Ubuntu up with multiple GUI versions and
> try them out.
> To do this in Ubuntu you use the Synaptic package manager and type in
> KDE or GNOME or Icewm or Xfe or "window manger" and then install how
> ever many you want to experiment with. reboot, then when you get your
> boot screen one of the choices is "choose session" and you can try
> out different ones.
For KDE: kubuntu-desktop
For XFCE: xubuntu-desktop
Those'll pull all the applications with them.
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