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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
So Linus Torvalds doesn't like the GNOME project because of their attitude toward user interface development. He also says that GNOME has lost some functionality for the sake of simplicity; I agree that this is unacceptable, but it doesn't ruin GNOME completely. Even if it did, GNOME still encourages productivity over KDE because it uses screen space more efficiently. So in light of Linus' recent rantings on the GNOME usability mailing list here are three good reasons why you should stick with GNOME.