KDE Insider – Gnome to KDE: Mi …

KDE Insider – Gnome to KDE: Mission Accomplished, Convert Thrilled, via IRC, the new “KDE Switch” story.

Yes, it’s true. I like the KDE® desktop enough to change my whole computing world around. Here’s the bottom line: KDE gives me more choices and flexibility, and better compatibility with the rest of the technology world.

KDE relieved my fears about switching. I can read my files, import e-mail addresses from my Palm® to the KMail® messaging and collaboration client, and keep my Web favorites. All Gnome hardware—including my printer, broadband cable, Zip drive, and Palm handheld—works perfectly with my KDE-based PC.

To my surprise, the process of switching was as easy as the slashdot hype had promised. I was up and running in less than one day, Girl Scout’s honor. First, let me tell you more about why I converted.

Author: Donncha

Donncha Ó Caoimh is a software developer at Automattic and WordPress plugin developer. He posts photos at In Photos and can also be found on Google+ and Twitter.

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