Advice for Red Hat/Fedora

Henning Larsen hennlar at start.no
Sat Feb 23 00:53:00 UTC 2008


On Sat, 2008-02-23 at 09:55 +1000, Da Rock wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-02-22 at 17:33 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
> > max wrote:
> > 
> > >>
> > > How much and what kind of impact does running a KDE app in Gnome 
> > > actually have?
> > 
> > You end up loading essentially duplicate libraries into ram for 
> > functionality that should be in a shared library, so you take the hit of 
> > extra disk space, extra time to load, and extra RAM use for everything 
> > that doesn't use a common toolkit.
> > 
> > -- 
> >    Les Mikesell
> >      lesmikeell at gmail.com
> > 
> > 
> 
> I'll pipe up here and note that shouldn't there be a common toolkit
> across the board then? Make all apps use them same general toolkit and
> one that defines say look and feel?
> 
> Then again that may mean that Gnome and Kde lose what they are... Seems
> a bit of a conundrum to me.
> 

Is it important how windows are displayed, or what they can do and how
they do it? I wonder why KDE and Gnome use the same graphics system but
differs in sound. I dont want the os to be like a wc with built in radio
and a toast machine.

still i love linux





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