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 is excellent
by Ram Sambamurthy on Tue 30th Nov 2004 19:28 UTC

We set up the LTSP for a school. As someone made a comment in this discussion, XFce is great for users who have just a few things to do with their comps. The students at the school just did nothing more than surf the net, send email, write some documents (we installed AbiWord--fast and light!), and print.

We found the students picked up in no time bec XFce is clutter free and easy to figure out.

Originally, we installed KDE on the terminals which had machines as old as 90Mhz Pentium with 16MB RAM. KDE had a tough time. We switched to XFce and it flew. Can you beat that?

I have great respect for XFce. I love it. Of course except for XFFM which sucks!!! Oliver Fourdain, do something!