Home > Linux > LinuxGazette for August Available LinuxGazette for August Available Eugenia Loli 2004-08-09 Linux 5 Comments LinuxGazette for August is released and includes articles –among others– like: “Fvwm”, “How To Enable Desktop Icons for Lightweight Window Managers”, “White Box Linux Kickstart Tricks”, “Securing a New Linux Installation” and many others. About The Author Eugenia Loli Ex-programmer, ex-editor in chief at OSNews.com, now a visual artist/filmmaker. Follow me on Twitter @EugeniaLoli 5 Comments 2004-08-09 5:45 am i love how they suggest donating to white box linux, but don’t suggest just buying red hat enterprise linux in the first place. why would you donate to people who just change the name of a product and release it as their own rather than buying the product from the people who do the real work? i’m not saying there’s anything wrong with white box linux… but i don’t think they’re worth any donations. 2004-08-09 9:14 am why would you donate to people who just change the name of a product and release it as their own rather than buying the product from the people who do the real work? — it was the first redhat el clone which was useful to quite a few people. redhat holds and enforces its trademark strictly so they did have to change the name to differentiate it from the original. however rebuilding all those stuff from srpms including installation and providing updates requires a lot of work for a single guy. so yes its worth a few donations from people who use whitebox linux 2004-08-09 2:04 pm Rox-filer will give you desktop icons, background and a great replacement for nautilus. 2004-08-09 6:17 pm Forgive me if I’m wrong but I believe the bottom end for getting RHEL is around $1,200 U.S. That is a bit much for a home user to “donate”. And the White Box maintainers do more than rebadge and send off. You need to compile everything since the binary version of RHEL is not publicly available. 2004-08-10 8:59 am That’s because XFCE is a lightweight desktop environment, not a window manager.