Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 5th Sep 2005 13:38 UTC, submitted by Erik Harrison
Xfce "Every major release of the 4.x series of Xfce has been pretty major. 4.0 was the result of over a years work, a major rewrite of the entire desktop. 4.2 saw the introduction of major features and enhancements that were incomplete for 4.0, and new developers as Xfce4 gained popularity. 4.4 is going to be a major upgrade to Xfce, with new components, major upgrades to old ones, and more tools for developers. So, without further ado, let's take a look at what's coming."
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xfce good and bad
by on Tue 6th Sep 2005 09:41 UTC

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The good points about this future release are definately Thunar related. it looks great, and if it's faster than nautilus with similar functionality - i'll switch over.
nautilus is just too slow, even on a P4 with 1Gb of ram it takes 2 seconds to open my home folder. that might sound picky, but it should be instant - it is on most other os's.

bad things about xfce? it just doesn't LOOK nice/sexy. gnome looks good, and is polished. xfce needs to use stock icons everywhere, a sexier more os x like panel would be nice. it just doesn't have the 'wow factor' for me. but maybe i'm not the target user.

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