Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 19th Apr 2009 13:16 UTC
Xfce The Xfce team has released the first bugfix release in the 4.6.x tree of the Gtk+ desktop environment, Xfce 4.6.1. "The first bugfix-release of xfce 4.6 has been released. Thanks to all the people who have been using xfce 4.6 and took the time and effort to submit bugreports for stuff that wasn't quite working the way it is supposed to. We have been able to fix several issues during the past few weeks."
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Progress is good.
by DoctorD on Sun 19th Apr 2009 18:28 UTC
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2009-03-08

XFCE has come to be my personal favorite window manager. For those who don't know, it is built with the same GTK toolkit as Gnome, and while they have a lot in common, XFCE is significantly more lightweight. This results in it being noticeably more responsive and taking up fewer system resources. XFCE also shares some similarities with CDE, a commercial GUI with great user interface guidelines.

In spite of being lightweight, they have done an excellent job of making it user friendly, configurable, and pretty.

If only they would seriously consider changing the name. That's my only mild beef with XFCE; I can only verbally communicate it to others by spelling the name out... 'X' 'F' 'C' 'E'. Who picks these kind of names?
Heh...

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