Discovering the Common Features of the Desktops

From your perspective as a user, both KDE and GNOME probably seem similar because many features work similarly. Becoming familiar with these common features is helpful so that you can rely on them no matter which desktop you choose to use for your daily work. For starters, the initial desktop for both KDE and GNOME looks like any other popular GUI desktop, such as Microsoft Windows or Apple's Mac OS desktop. For example, Figure 5-1 and Figure 5-2, respectively, show typical KDE and GNOME...