Is Desktop Linux Becoming Fractured as Open Source Matures?

Posted by mbaehrlxer on Feb 9, 2012 9:24 PM EDT
the var guy; By Christopher Tozzi
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Until quite recently, the Linux world had, for the most part, only two major desktop environments: GNOME 2 and KDE. Fast forward to the present, however, and there’s an immense litany of different choices, all vying to become the new face of your open source operating system. To me, this shift signals a new paradigm in the world of free software — a turn that could have major consequences throughout the channel. Here’s why.

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