I'm a Slackware man, myself. I've been using slack since 3.5. I've also tried Red Hat, but for some reason I prefer Slack ::shrug::Originally posted by taylorguitarman
What distro are you using?
I have used Gnome is the past, and you're right, it doesn't seem to share KDE's sluggishness at start-up. Beats me while I still use KDE, other than the fact that the slow start doesn't really bother me (time enough to refill the coffee cup), and I really like the Konquerer web browser.