GNOME and the way forward
Posted Aug 18, 2005 10:42 UTC (Thu) by hensema
Parent article: GNOME and the way forward
The problem with gnome seems to be that is isn't aimed for the experienced user. They seem to be making the desktop suitable for your grandma and forget the experienced (and demanding) user.
Meanwhile gnome isn't used by your grandma. It's used by unix folk. It's used in corporations with trained personnel. Why ignore these groups?
I've always used KDE and always found it to have bad usability. Way, way too many options. However this also means KDE can actually DO what I want. KDE never has annoying focus stealing -- if you configure KDE that way. It also means KDE has lots of focus options. Too many for an inexperienced user.
But I'm experienced. I've got the hardware to compensate for bloat. I can get used to overcrowded toolbars. Why on earth would I want to run gnome?
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