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  • 1. Gnome & KDE Desktops Submitted by:Kiran (A )O6 D 1111

2. The GNU Network Object Model Environment also known as (Gnome), is a powerful and easy to use environment consisting primarily of a panel, a desktop, and a set of GUI tools with which program interfaces can be instructed. 3. Invention It was started in 1997 by Miguel de lcaza of the Mexian Autonomous National University.License It is free under the GNU Public License (GPL) and has no restrictions. 4. Gnome is strongly supported by Red Hat. When you install Red Hat, the default interface is Gnome. The default look for Gnome are the colorspurple and dark grey, however any color may be favored. 5. Default Look 6. Favor other colors 7. K Desktop Environment The K Desktop Environment (KDE) is a network transparentdesktopthatincludesthestandarddesktop features, such as a Windows Manager and a File Manager as well as an extensive set of applications that cover most Linux tasks. 8. Invention KDE was founded in 1996 by Matthias Ettrich, a student of Eberhard Karls of the University of Tubingen.License It is an entirely free and open software provide under aGNU public license and is available free of charge along with its source code. 9. Like Gnome, it fully supported by Red Hat and is included as a fully functional alternate desktop with Red Hat Linux distributions. KDE by default (this can be changed) favors blue and grey. KDE can be made to be orange. 10. Default Look 11. Difference b/w Gnorm and KDE KDEGnome It has two toolbars (one atKDE has one toolbar at thethe top, one at the bottom),bottom of the screen, and hasand splits its menu into threeonemainmenu.submenusApplications, Places, and System. The Gnome menus can becombined.New KDE menus can beadded. 12. Menu Navigation KDEGnome In Gnome you have separateIn KDE, there is a KMenuforthrough which you access allfolder navigation, and for systemprograms. There is a quick-preferences.navigation button that looks like abuttonsforapplications,To go to your Home Folder or Documents folder, you click on Placesandthenselectlocation you want to go to.thefolder. If you want to go to your Documents folder, you would go to the quick navigation buttonand then select Documents. Then you would click Open to open it. 13. GnomeKMenu 14. Renaming Files InGnome,renaming a file also focuses on themainfilename, not with apop-up window.Gnome 15. Renaming Files KDE, the rename would focus on the entirefilename,includingtheextension.Therenaming happens in a pop-up window, which youcancancel done.confirmwhenoryou'reKDE 16. File Browser Preferences In Gnome,seesixoptionsyoumain andthen a bunch of otherminoroptions in each submenu.Gnome 17. KDE Inthe filebrowser preferences, you seefivemainoptions and then alotofminoroptions in each submenu. 18. System Preferences InGnome,bydefault, you access each preference one at a time by going to System > Preferences > and then selecting the item you want.Gnome 19. System Preferences KDE SystemhasaSettingscentral location for configuring system preferences.Thiscan be accessed through KMenu.theKDE 20. Panel Options In Gnome, theoptionsarestraightforwardfor modifying the panel.Gnome 21. Panel Option In KDE, it used to besosimpletochange as the panel wasonthe ofinstead theItisnowmysteriouslycalledscreenedge.KDE 22. Exiting In Gnome, the exitoption moved from in the System menu to its own applet. Youclick it and the options come down.Gnome 23. Exiting In KDE, if you want to exit, you click on the KMenu and selectLeaveandthen the next option andthenshutdown button.theKDE 24. Thank You