Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 22nd Aug 2007 22:10 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Linux It is not too surprising that Ubuntu came in first in's 2007 Desktop Linux Market Survey, or that Firefox was the topmost browser by far. More interesting is that for the first time ever in the site's annual surveys, GNOME surpassed KDE among desktop environments (45% over 35%), with Xfce a solid third (8%).
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Congrats XFCE
by DrCurl on Thu 23rd Aug 2007 03:28 UTC
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I'm happy to see how well XFCE is coming up. I recently setuped my system using slackware 12 and XFCE. I always struggle between full blown desktop like Gnome/KDE and simple window manager like AfterStep.

XFCE gives me best of both worlds. Furthermore, XFCE as the best compositor out there, ultra stable with several options so you get great ice candy.

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RE: Congrats XFCE
by anda_skoa on Thu 23rd Aug 2007 17:49 in reply to "Congrats XFCE"
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I'm happy to see how well XFCE is coming up.


XFCE developers are also working on infrastructure project everyone else benefits from, e.g. zeroinstall, and they are quite active in cross-desktop efforts like and the Portland project.

In some way they even work as an arbiter between the big two

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RE[2]: Congrats XFCE
by Soulbender on Fri 24th Aug 2007 05:23 in reply to "RE: Congrats XFCE"
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"e.g. zeroinstall"

ZeroInstall is more a ROX project than an XFCe project.

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