Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 3rd Sep 2006 18:54 UTC, submitted by bmeurer
Xfce The Xfce development team is pleased to announce that the first release candiate of Xfce 4.4 is now available for download. A lot of bugs were fixed during the last two months and several new features were added. For example the brand new Xarchiver 0.4.0 is included, trash support was added to Thunar and xfdesktop, and the overall memory usage was reduced. See the ChangeLog for a complete list.
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Nice
by bogomipz on Sun 3rd Sep 2006 19:08 UTC
bogomipz
Member since:
2005-07-11

The day 4.4 final is released, I'll probably switch away from Openbox for a while ;)

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RE: Nice
by siimo on Sun 3rd Sep 2006 20:22 in reply to "Nice"
siimo Member since:
2006-06-22

Been running this beast since beta1 and current SVN is very stable indeed! I enjoy the speed of xfwm4 and the user friendliness of thunar file manager with desktop and trash support. I guess the only thing its missing now is SMB network browsing through Thunar but its in the works I think.

I used to be a die hard gnome fan but ever since i switched to 4.4 SVN of xfce I find gnome annoying - especially its window list / task bar thing how it randomly changes button sizes when title bar changes.

xfce has do it right.

thumbs up!

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RE[2]: Nice
by bogomipz on Mon 4th Sep 2006 07:15 in reply to "RE: Nice"
bogomipz Member since:
2005-07-11

I've been running Thunar beta2 for quite some time myself. It only depends on exo + libxfce4util, which is really sweet. So far it hasn't managed to break my habit of entering the console for most file operations, but neither did rox before it. Perhaps the full xfce interface will have more luck in this regard. I know I will slim it down to just xfwm + panel + thunar, and probably replace xfwm with openbox again eventually, so we'll see ;)

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RE: Nice
by 1c3d0g on Mon 4th Sep 2006 11:42 in reply to "Nice"
1c3d0g Member since:
2005-07-06

Then you're not a true Openbox user. ;-) Seriously, I'm using XFCE currently but as soon as I'm able to switch I'm going back to Openbox.

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RE[2]: Nice
by Adam S on Mon 4th Sep 2006 17:04 in reply to "RE: Nice"
Adam S Member since:
2005-04-01

"Then you're not a true Openbox user. "

That's ridiculous. And anyway, WHO CARES? This is exactly the childlike behavior that makes a lot o the open source movement look dumb. Why can't people use more than one thing? Must we all be fanatical about what we use on our COMPUTERS???

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