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Difference between KDE and GNOME?

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Can someone help me here, because soon I'm going to install ubuntu and try it out but I'd like to know what the difference? btw wth is fluxbox?
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http://fluxbox.sourceforge.net/

And kubuntu looks more like a windows environment and can act like it. However I recommend unbuntu for the fact that it doesn act like a windows environment but looks more like a mac. All in all you will get the same results from either but I think you will enjoy ubuntu much more due to looking a lot different then your everyday OS.

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I'm too lazy to come up with another post so I will link an old one I made
http://www.overclock.net/linux-unix-...diffrence.html
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Yeah, take a look at the link Melcar gave.

Fluxbox is just a Window manager, where as KDE and GNOME are desktop environments, and they too have a window manger though.
KDE-kwin (default), can also use Compiz
GNOME- Metacity (default) can also use Compiz and others.

Fluxbox is a minimalist graphical environment. Good for slower machines and fun to mess with. I like the *boxs(black, Open, flux)
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the boxes are relay cool but i kde the way it looks normaly but gnome is easyer to cusomize
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