top 3 reasons why I prefer KDE
KDE just got 10 years old! The K Desktop Environment, is “one of” the best (the “one of” was put in order to stop a flame war in my blog). KDE has been crucial in introducing Linux to the Desktop, true a GNOME based distribution, Ubuntu has the taken the reign now (I believe this was due to marketing and hype), but KDE based distributions, Fedora, Kubuntu etc are not too far behind. Its been now 5 years that I’ve been using Linux, my first distribution was Redhat 7.2, which was running GNOME, and KDE had a similar look and feel in Redhat. So I couldn’t get excited about Linux at all, it was a very boring interface for me. But in a random surfing session I came across screen shots of Slackware, which of course ships with unmodified sources, and the screen shots really appealed to me, I downloaded Slackware, and from that moment I’ve never looked to any other distribution, and use Slackware with KDE exclusively. So what is it that I really like KDE?
1. KDE look and feel