[img_assist|nid=1030|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=114]Exactly 10 years ago, on 15th August 1997, Miguel de Icaza started his first announcement about GNOME Desktop project with this words:
We want to develop a free and complete set of user friendly applications and desktop tools, similar to CDE and KDE but based entirely on free software:
Looking at how the desktops looked with early releases, GNOME desktop environment has surely come a long way to provide us with a beautiful and useful environment we love and use today.
Happy birthday GNOME!
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