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 (4.3.90.1) 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[3]: I'm sorry but...
by lezard on Tue 18th Apr 2006 15:54 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: I'm sorry but..."
lezard
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2005-10-11

device icons management -> yes it does. For the rest, did you understand that they dropped the old file manager to a new one ?

They have implemented a terminal ? Because in the stable version I use, Terminal is just a redecoration of one terminal implementation on the system. -> I don't get your point, isn't that just great that they don't want to recreate everything from scratch ?

I'm sure to try Thunar when XFCE 4.4 is out, but from what I've seen during Gnome development, where they talked about Thunar, there is not much to see. -> Just name one reason to use Nautilus over Thunar

He's far from being a reference -> not a reference ? Even I, who don't really like his opinion and never liked Slackware, consider him as a reference in the GNU/Linux world.

You're trying to imply that GNOME is close to XFCE, and I really wonder why you're saying that. Coming from a KDE fan, I can trully say that XFCE is a great alternative. In fact, I tend to switch between XFCE and KDE all the time. It is a bit like "GNOME done right".

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