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Re: Reverting to GNOME for jessie's default desktop

On 13/08/14 23:08, Matthias Klumpp wrote:
> the common reaction I get from new Linux users [...]
> I would also recommend to go for
> this user group when selecting a default, since any more experienced
> user can absolutely be expected to pick the right image with their
> favourite flavour of Debian, or change some options in the installer.
> Unexperienced users usually don't really know what they want, so
> selecting a good default for them would be useful.

Yes, this. Debian's defaults are never going to please everyone, because
you can't default to GNOME, KDE, XFCE, LXDE, fvwm, awesome, ratpoison
etc. all at the same time; but they can at least be good for people who
don't know which they prefer, because those people are reliant on the


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