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Top Five Reads on FOSS Force for Week Ending February 17, 2023

Here are the five most read articles on FOSS Force for the week ending February 17, 2023.

KDE screenshot.

KDE Plasma – Full Featured Desktop That’s Surprisingly Easy on Resources: KDE’s Plasma desktop environment, once considered something of a resource hog, has more features than ever and is Linux’s most configurable desktop, yet it’s as easy on resources as relatively lightweight desktops such as Xfce.

Screenshot of Gnome clock/calendaring

A Beginners’ Guide for Learning Your Way Around the GNOME Desktop Environment: The Gnome desktop is an excellent choice for new users, although it offers a user experience that’s a little different than the traditional desktop experience. This guide will demystify Gnome, which is essentially an easy-to-use desktop.

Final Round Voting Begins in FOSS Force ‘Favorite Desktop Environment’ Poll: Eliminated in the first round of voting were Deepin Desktop Environment and Budgie, replaced by two popular window managers that received more write-in votes. Voting in the final round has already begun, and will remain open until 6 pm EST on Tuesday, February 21.

Xfce screenshot

A Beginners’ Guide to Linux Desktops: There are something like 300 Linux distributions. Thankfully, the list of Linux desktop environments is much shorter, but there are still plenty.

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Quick 10 Question Linux Desktop Quiz: Since Feburary is Linux Desktop Environment Month here at FOSS Force, we figured what better way to get the ball rolling than with a fun quiz to test your knowledge of Linux DEs.

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