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[10]: Thunar
by Tom K on Tue 18th Apr 2006 21:23 UTC in reply to "RE[9]: Thunar"
Tom K
Member since:
2005-07-06

The other screenshots look decent, but the fonts are still *atrocious*.

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RE[11]: Thunar
by JMcCarthy on Tue 18th Apr 2006 21:40 in reply to "RE[10]: Thunar"
JMcCarthy Member since:
2005-08-12

The fonts in the first look fairly decent.

The rest look like they were taken by Gentoo users who figured watching stuff scroll by would automatically give them insight on how to setup fonts correctly.

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RE[12]: Thunar
by Tom K on Tue 18th Apr 2006 22:16 in reply to "RE[11]: Thunar"
Tom K Member since:
2005-07-06

Fonts shouldn't have to be "set up correctly". They should just work, and look good.

Start telling people about FreeType, hinting, sub-pixel hinting, anti-aliasing, OpenType, Type A, and so on, and they'll give you a blank stare and ask you "Why doesn't the computer just set that up?"

People expect it to be set up automatically and to look good. And it is. Just not in most Linux distros.

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