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KDE, GNOME, Fluxbox, and AfterStep...
A fundamental difference between KDE and GNOME and alternative WMs is that desktop environments such as KDE and GNOME are fully-integrated environments, which means that they include many applications that also depend upon a WM to draw windows for them. A WM, on the other hand, only draws windows and menus, and so on. A WM by itself is smaller, faster, and lighter, but less powerful in most cases.
 read more | score:7224 | -Ray, November 20, 2007
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