Should Xfce or GNOME be the default desktop in Debian Jessie?

Posted by jimlynch on Aug 8, 2014 11:09 PM EDT
ITworld; By Jim Lynch
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In today's open source roundup: Controversy surrounds the choice of Debian Jessie's default desktop. Plus: How to find the right desktop for your needs, and a Borderlands game is coming to Linux.

Debian is the great grand-daddy of Linux distributions and it remains a popular choice among Linux users. But there has been some recent controversy over whether or not the upcoming Debian Jessie should stick with GNOME as its default desktop versus moving to Xfce. This has caused some sharp debate in the Debian community as you might imagine, and the Oskuro blog has made a passionate argument in favor of GNOME.

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