[thelist] Developing in Linux

Zhang Weiwu zhangweiwu at realss.com
Wed May 14 23:12:41 CDT 2008

Fred Jones wrote:
>> I've been using Linux (RH/Fedora/CentOS mainly) as a primary desktop for 8 
>> years or so. I try to avoid the holy wars, but I think there is no comparison 
>> with the 'other' more common desktop. KDE feels like a professional finished 
>> product, and has some very cool apps that actually work. So my advice would 
>> be, if you tried a Gnome desktop and didn't like it, give KDE a try before 
>> giving up (Kubuntu is a good option). 
> I was thinking of that actually.
Kubuntu, after I tried to recommend to a non-techie friend, tends to
have more problem than my second recommendataion: OpenSuSE with KDE. It
seems even OpenSuSE+Gnome is not better than Ubuntu, OpenSuSE+KDE
surpass Kubuntu. Not sure (since he only tried Kubuntu for 1.5 months),
but feels like that.

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