Linked by Neven Bijelic on Wed 24th Nov 2004 08:45 UTC
Xfce No doubt, all of you have heard of Xfce and those who haven't will hear about it soon anyway. I remember trying out Xfce for the first time back on SuSE 9.0. I am not sure if it came with the distrobution or if I downloaded it. At the time 9.0 came out I remember thinking to myself "nice, good potential, could be eyecandy, fast..." but I still logged into KDE upon booting. Sure I tried Gnome but somehow for a windows-commer KDE was more user friendly at the time. Update: More screenshots of XFce.
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XFCE and file managers
by Jaramin on Wed 24th Nov 2004 19:09 UTC

While XFCE's file manager might lack some features of ROX, I really wouldn't want it to be replaced by it, as they share something I don't like: the "spatial" concept. If I'm going to get any work done, I need:

a) An address bar that states my current location in the filesytem and allows me to type in it.

b) A back button (not just an "up" button).

c) Bookmarks

These are my choices, but I'm convinced that everyone has it's peculiar set of buttons they'd like to see to suit thir needs. Picking a default set of buttons is fine. But having that default hard wired ain't too flexible.

Wouldn't it be better if you could customize the toolbar and add/remove the buttons you need, like in Firefox? Is it something hard to implement?