Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Nov 2010 22:31 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
Xfce "This release incorporates major changes to the core of the Xfce desktop environment and hopefully succeeds in fulfilling a number of long time requests. Among the most notable updates is that we have ported the entire Xfce core (Thunar, xfdesktop and thunar-volman in particular) from ThunarVFS to GIO, bringing remote filesystems to the Xfce desktop. The panel has been rewritten from scratch and provides better launcher management and improved multi-head support. The list of new panel features is too long to mention in its entirety here. Thanks to the new menu library garcon (formerly known as libxfce4menu, but rewritten once again) we now support menu editing via a third-party menu editor such as Alacarte (we do not ship our own yet). Our core libraries have been streamlined a bit, a good examplle being the newly introduced libxfce4ui library which is meant to replace libxfcegui4."
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RE: any screenshots?
by UltraZelda64 on Wed 10th Nov 2010 04:51 UTC in reply to "any screenshots?"
UltraZelda64
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2006-12-05

I would also like to see screens of the new preview release. The project only has the source up for download, which is understandable... but I tried compiling and installing it myself and, as I expected, ended up giving up quick. I always have the worst luck with compiling, so I don't even know why I wasted the time attempting in the first place.

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