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From GNOME to KDE and back again: old computing habits are hard to break

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 69.178.34.143] on March 21, 2008 11:27 PM
The author is certainly right about biases caused by system defaults. Way too many people make their choices based on a default look, even though it can easily be changed. I also STRONGLY agree with the poster above regarding GTK vs. Qt (KDE's gui toolkit). Qt programs are hideous, slow, and clumsy under another environment, while GTK programs work just fine anywhere. I personally like to use Xfce or Fluxbox, because they are lightweight, and Qt apps are a disaster.

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