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Re: What is the difference between Gnome and Ximian?



On Fri, 2002-03-22 at 09:45, Randolph S. Kahle wrote:
> If I install Woody, it appears that I get an installation of Gnome.
> 
> I am also not able to get Ximian Gnome to install on Woody. (Using
> either of the two methods -- script and *.deb packages).
> 
> What is the difference between the Woody supplied Gnome and Ximian
> Gnome?
Having used both, ximian gnome is slightly more polished and the woody
gnome.  Ximian gnome was made for potato.  Thus it will not install
cleanly on a woody system.  IMHO using ximian gnome on a potato system
was definately worth it because potato gnome was just so bad, but on a
woody system, the standard gnome packages are great and you really would
no notice the difference.  I would just install the debian gnome
packages if you are using woody.  I hope I answered your question.


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