Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 3rd Dec 2007 16:05 UTC, submitted by dbodner
Xfce Xfce 4.2.2 has been released. "Xfce 4.4.2 is now available. It's the second maintenance release in the 4.4 stable series, focusing on fixing bugs and updating translations." You can download it off the Xfce website, or read the changelog first.
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RE: Kudos for the XFCE developers
by FunkyELF on Mon 3rd Dec 2007 18:38 UTC in reply to "Kudos for the XFCE developers"
FunkyELF
Member since:
2006-07-26

alternative to the KDE - GNOME duopoly

You just made me realize how obscure of a setup I'm running.

If Linux is the alternative to the Windows - OSX duopoly, and I'm running Xfce under Linux...then I'm running an alternative WM on an alternative OS.

Perhaps a little too obscure.

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DeadFishMan Member since:
2006-01-09

You just made me realize how obscure of a setup I'm running.

If Linux is the alternative to the Windows - OSX duopoly, and I'm running Xfce under Linux...then I'm running an alternative WM on an alternative OS.

Perhaps a little too obscure.


Awww... You're not so far away from mainstream as you think. If you said that you were one of those guys still running XFree86 on top of GNU/Darwin and using ion or ratpoison as your window manager then yes, I'd agree that you're pretty much struggling to not fit in. XD

Edited 2007-12-03 19:19

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buff Member since:
2005-11-12

I wouldn't really place OSX in the monopoly field of Windows' market share. According to OSWeekly Apple's market share for the OS is actually decreasing. "OS X market share fell from 4.35 percent in December 2005 to 4.33 percent in August 2006." I don't know what the latest stats are but 4.33 and decreasing is not a monopoly. It is more of a niche OS, no disrespect intended OSX users.

Edited 2007-12-03 22:31

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bm3719 Member since:
2006-05-30

Awww... You're not so far away from mainstream as you think. If you said that you were one of those guys still running XFree86 on top of GNU/Darwin and using ion or ratpoison as your window manager then yes, I'd agree that you're pretty much struggling to not fit in. XD


That could be more due to laziness than an active attempt not to fit in.

Now if you insisted on running OpenBSD on an Apollo, CLI-only, and only wrote F77 and assembler using ed on a remote greenscreen WYSE terminal in your closet while wearing women's lingerie and a velvet cape. Then, I might be mildly impressed.

Edited 2007-12-04 15:55

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