Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Apr 2006 21:17 UTC, submitted by Benedikt Meurer
Xfce The Xfce project has released the first beta in the 4.4 release cycle. "Xfce 4.4 beta1 ( is now available for download. Xfce 4.4 features new tools such as the much anticipated 'Thunar' file manager as well as several huge improvements of its core components."
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RE: Ubuntu - Dapper Drake?
by da_Chicken on Tue 18th Apr 2006 10:41 UTC in reply to "Ubuntu - Dapper Drake?"
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Anybody successful in getting this build working with Dapper Drake out of interest?

You could try what I did on Debian:
-- add your user to the "staff" group (so you can install stuff to /usr/local as a normal user)
-- install the "build-essential" package
-- add the "deb-src" repository line to /etc/apt/sources.list and run "sudo apt-get update"
-- install build dependencies (sudo apt-get build-dep xfdesktop4 xfce4-terminal xfprint4 alsa-utils)
-- download the Xfce GUI-installer (for example, to ~/tmp/xfce)
-- run the Xfce GUI-installer (sh ~/tmp/xfce/xfce4-

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RE[2]: Ubuntu - Dapper Drake?
by nighty5 on Tue 18th Apr 2006 11:42 in reply to "RE: Ubuntu - Dapper Drake?"
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Thankyou da_chicken, your instructions seem very reasonable to me. I will give it a shot ;)

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I forgot to mention one package that you'll also need to install: pkg-config

I'd have edited my original post but OSNews doesn't allow editing your own posts after 20 minutes. And you cannot even reply to your own post because there's only "Edit" option (that's totally useless after 20 mins) available. ;)

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