Difference between Xubuntu and Ubuntu and Edubuntu

Asked by aznmhc

Ubuntu ->Gnome
Kubuntu -> KDE
Xubuntu -> Xfce
Edubuntu -> Gnome but with educational software

Can someone define what GNOME,KDE,and Xfce mean? Thanks and please be specific and precise.

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Justin Vermillion (jmvermil) said :

Gnome, KDE, and Xfce are three common desktop-management suites, which each provide various ways to interact with your computer. It would take quite a while to give you specific details about each of these, but you can find descriptions on the internet. Here are some useful web addresses:


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Manoj (salianmanoj007) said :

They are different "flavors" of Ubuntu.

   1. Ubuntu = original 'buntu' uses GNOME as its desktop environment
   2. Kubuntu = uses KDE as its destkop environment
   3. Xubuntu = uses XFCE4 as its desktop environment
   4. Edubuntu = for schools and institutions, uses GNOME

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