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[6]: Xfmedia
by irbis on Tue 18th Apr 2006 21:01 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Xfmedia"
irbis
Member since:
2005-07-08

As to screen resolutions, and so although I use a 1600x1200 resolution with a (good) 19'' monitor, I have usually no problems whatsoever with programs following standard GNOME, KDE or XFce interface guidelines. I only tend to have problems with these many (usually skinnable) mediaplayers like BMP and XMMS...

I see absolutely no reason to downgrade my monitor resolution, not to mention buying a bigger monitor(!), just in order to better use some freaking media player that prefers to have smaller than normal buttons... I rather choose another mediaplayer that just works like I want it to work. That's why I said that I like Xfmedia, and think that it has at least potential, because of its relatively clear, no-nonsense interface.

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RE[7]: Xfmedia
by Tom Janowitz on Tue 18th Apr 2006 23:08 in reply to "RE[6]: Xfmedia"
Tom Janowitz Member since:
2005-12-05

Yeah - it is problem with those two, but I am not aware of other examples of such 'bad design'. Morevover - they don't function properly under WM's such as ION. But I see it rather as exception rather than rule.
I am just looking at this Xfms and must admit I like it - certailny something worth considering...
And my suggestion .... shouldn't have taken it seriously ;) but who knows - maybe someone will change monitor in order to see larger buttons in BMP.

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