XFce 4.10.2 / 4.10 pre1

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XFce, Lightweight yet powerfull desktop environment.

Updated by Editors on Monday, November 4, 2013.

XFce is a lightweight desktop environment for various UNIX systems. XFce is based on GTK+, a free and powerful tool kit widely adopted by many applications. Xfce embodies the traditional UNIX philosophy of modularity and re-usability. It consists of a number of components that together provide the full functionality of the desktop environment. They are packaged separately and you can pick and choose from the available packages to create the best personal working environment.

Platforms: Linux, Free/Net/OpenBSD, Solaris, AIX, any *NIX
Requirements: gtk+
4.10 pre1

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Displaying 8 of 23 comments.
By Anonymous on Sunday, April 18, 2004.

This is great, everything I need on my computer, no less, but no more, particularly no useless graphical gizmos ... I can open Menudrake from it, and copy all the application shortcuts I need into Xfce meny bar.

It should have its place at the side of KDE and Gnome in all major distros.

A Truly Great Desktop
By Anonymous on Sunday, December 8, 2002.

I have been using XFce for about 6 months now. It is fast configurable and easy to use. I like the way it does not try to be like Windows. I have deliberately made my desktop look Unixy - not a total CDE, Solaris and Motif lookalike but - enough to emphasize the likeness but with the sharpness of GTK. I have gone from KDE to GNOME to XFce over the past two years that I have been using Linux. I intend to stick with XFce.

By Anonymous on Monday, June 24, 2002.

Nice and fast peace of program. Filemanager works fine if you are used to use it but needs to be more intuitive.

XFce 3
By Anonymous on Sunday, June 9, 2002.

Very nice, very stable. Have not been able to figure how to make desktop shortcuts (like in Windows) or add extra drawers onto the toolbar (like OS/2). These two features would be really nice! Good work.

It's almost all that I wanted.
By Anonymous on Tuesday, April 2, 2002.

This is great! This stuff just fits my needs! But a few more things should be done. For example I realy miss a function from the open file dialog, that is it should handle alphanumeric keys in the file list to position the focus onto the first file starting with the typed letter. That cute little xftree is a really usefull tool.

Don't stop developing.

XFCE is best of the best out there
By Anonymous on Monday, March 4, 2002.

XFCE is best of the best out there, try to use it together with WINDOWMAKER some screenshots at www.geocities.com/zenproject/snapshot1.jpg www.geocities.com/zenproject/snapshot2.jpg cheerz Zer0.

By Anonymous on Thursday, January 31, 2002.

This is really lite weight desktop env.

but as I see it still needing more cutomizable conf.

Good job.

Forget the windoze desktop!
By Anonymous on Monday, January 21, 2002.

When the first time i had installed linux on my pc i saw windoze like desktop(KDE,Gnome), it makes me feel sick then, coz of it so..i don't like to suppose that it is windoze,nor macz, i want an identically desktop that if others look into my pc they'll see that i dont work with windoze, xfce give me that feelings.

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