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What is difference between Gnome/KDE/Xfce and window managers?
If it is, what Distro supports it without major hacking?Dan
- Join Date
- May 2004
- arch linux
Desktop environments (DE's) like Gnome/KDE come with a terminal, file manager, text editor, and other apps whereas window managers (WM's) just handle the windows that open under the Xserver. You need to add the extra applications you want to run such as those mentioned above.
Yes, you can run Linux with nothing more than IceWM, Fluxbox, or other WM's by themselves, with no need for a big DE.oz