KDE is the Gold standard in Linux Desktops. It has the most utilitarian behavior of all of the existing Linux desktops.
and on windows, check the binaries that exists, peruse,rkward, labplot, umbrello, krita, digikam among others. I use them daily without issue, hope someday calligra is back with windows binaries, sniff-sniff.
We all agree on the necessity of compromise. We just can't agree on when it's necessary to compromise. -- Larry Wall