Linked by David Adams on Mon 13th Dec 2004 17:06 UTC, submitted by Benedikt Meurer
Xfce The Xfce project finally finished the second release candidate for the upcoming Xfce Desktop Environment 4.2. This second release candidate is expected to be the last release candidate before the final release, which is planned to happen in about 2 or 3 weeks. This RC2 includes several bugfixes, esp. the window manager has seen quite a few important fixes, and it is the first release in the 4.2 branch that builds and runs on Solaris out of the box. As usual, prebuilt packages for several plattforms are already available (as a highlight: Debian/amd64 packages) and the graphical installers have been update to 4.2RC2. Please check the Xfce website for further details.
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Re: Performance
by Nathan O. on Mon 13th Dec 2004 21:06 UTC

"The real question is how much memory you have and what speed is your processor."

I've got 32 MB of video RAM, shared with regular RAM. 608 MB of regular RAM (640 - 32). I also didn't notice a performance difference between manually scaling my CPU to its lowest and highest frequencies. From 400MHz to 1400MHz, I get the same performance.