February 24, 2003
Coping With Choice: The Double-Edged Sword of the Linux Desktop (Part 1)
GonzoJohn writes "In this first part of a three part series, Linux Orbit's editor-in-chief John Gowin takes a look at the choices facing GNU/Linux end users: "If you've ever used GNU/Linux as a desktop system, you know full well that it provides all the basics for a computer user. With very little effort, most Linux Desktops can easily duplicate a very "Windows-like" experience for the user. There's a main menu to find your programs, a taskbar that is configurable (GNOME and KDE being the most widely used here) and the ability to put icons on your desktop if you're so inclined."