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DE acrynyms

Postby truexfan81 » Mon Nov 14, 2011 7:32 pm

just wondering if some of the DE acrynyms mean anything. for example kde, xfce, lxde... do those stand for anything or is it just a name? just curious

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Re: DE acrynyms

Postby tdockery97 » Mon Nov 14, 2011 8:26 pm

Don't see that question very often. KDE stands for "K Desktop Environment", LXDE stands for "Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment", and Xfce originally stood for "XForms Common Environment". Xfce no longer uses the XForms toolkit, so they changed the acronym from XFCE to Xfce. Oh, and gnome stands for "GNU Networking Object Model Environment".
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Re: DE acrynyms

Postby FreeImposter » Mon Nov 14, 2011 10:54 pm

tdockery97 wrote:Don't see that question very often.


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Sorry, just had to.
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Re: DE acrynyms

Postby truexfan81 » Mon Nov 14, 2011 11:05 pm

on the subject of questions not seen often:

Q: a man walks into a bar, what does he say?

A: ouch

sorry just had to :lol:

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Re: DE acrynyms

Postby FreeImposter » Mon Nov 14, 2011 11:08 pm

Touché! :shock:


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