Chart comparing the different desktops

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Chart comparing the different desktops

Postby pengyou » Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:49 am

Is there a chart out there somewhere comparing the different desktops that are available for mint?

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Re: Chart comparing the different desktops

Postby xenopeek » Sat Apr 13, 2013 12:18 pm

What would you want them compared on? Generally I pick the one whose looks I like, and which allows me to work as I want.

You can find a lot of info through Wikipedia: ... vironments. Or read a review comparing the various environments. Like these two:
- ... day-1.html
- ... ed-1126947

There's a big review site, with a short summary for each DE also comparing RAM and CPU usage: ... me-or-xfce. Note that for Cinnamon they have included results based on an old version of Cinnamon, for which it was known it had a high CPU usage--that has been improved upon with each new version of Cinnamon and is no longer an issue.

There's also various video reviews you could watch. Arash has one comparing a few:

Generally, if you have the option and not yet a preference, I'd try them each to get some experience and find out what works for you and what doesn't.

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