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Your Guide to the Linux Desktop: Gnome, KDE, LXDE etc

kde-logo-oxygenLinux users have no shortage of options when it comes to their desktop. Gnome and KDE are two of the most popular Linux desktops, providing fully featured environments along with a number of supporting applications. And additional Linux desktop managers like XFCE, Enlightenment, LXDE, IceWM, FluxBox and Window Maker each have their own advantages.

This guide will show you how to configure and use your Linux desktop, as well as using some of the more advanced features like desktop widgets. You will also see how the various desktops compare with each other, helping you decide which is the right desktop for you.

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