Glanz writes "Dropline Gnome 2.4.x is purely a desktop replacement for the standard Slackware 9.x Gnome desktop. So you might ask why you would need a package that is only a desktop distribution. Well there are plenty of reasons to do this.
Desktops are complex. It has taken twelve years for Linux distributions to reach the stage that their desktop features are starting to chip away at the Microsoft stranglehold on graphical usability and functionality. Graphical software is also quite CPU intensive. Look at the hardware required to support Windows XP."