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

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 90.144.9.108] on March 22, 2008 10:56 AM
I use Gnome because KDE wouldn't fit on the screen of the Sony Vaio C1XD that was my workhorse for several years. And because I was familiar with it I kept on using it when I got a new computer (the Vaio still works just fin 7 years on). Before that I was a WindowMaker guy, all my previous desktops had WM on them.

My Gnome used to be themed to look like MacOS because I came to Linux from MacOS and I have always had a Mac around with legacy apps. So I find that Linux is more MacOS X like than windows like because I had it tweaked to look that way and work like MacOS as it can. Using the theme helped productivity because switching from one OS to another often in the day you need to find things where you are used to finding them. At one time I had a KVM and was switching back and forth between OSs.

Tony

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