Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 17th Jul 2009 10:17 UTC
Xfce While we regularly discuss Ubuntu, and to a lesser degree Kubuntu, there's also a version of Ubuntu tailor-made for the Xfce desktop environment. As most of you are aware, it's called Xubuntu, and after trying it out for the first time, I have to say that I find that it provides a better and more coherent experience than Ubuntu (let alone Kubuntu).
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xubuntu a distribution?
by yahya on Sat 18th Jul 2009 11:33 UTC
yahya
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2007-03-29

I always find it funny how X/K/ [younamit]buntu are always talked about as if these were seperate distributions. The are just metapackages. Every ubuntu user can test xubuntu by typing "sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop" in a terminal window. I mean, nobody ever referred to Debian with KDE installed as KDebian or Redhat with GNUstep as Gredhat.

And what makes XFCE on Ubuntu so much different/better from XFCE on any other distribution?

I cannot avoid the impression that the only reason why there is an article on XFCE on Ubuntu and not SuSE, RedHat or Debian is just the brand, nothing else.

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