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Xfce 4 Review

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A lightweight desktop environment for unix-like operating systems...
But if you've got GNOME and KDE as fantastic, complete desktop environments, why use XFce? The simple answer to this is - it's lightweight, and very fast. For users like me, who're stuck with 6-year-old Pentium IIs, KDE and GNOME seem more or less sluggish (depending upon how much RAM you have). But XFce is blazing fast. It gives even KDE 3.2 a run for its money. (For those of you not in the know, KDE 3.2 is way faster than any of its predecessors - except for the 1.x series!) And having a small memory footrpint doesn't mean it's sparse. XFce4 has a lot of features and plugins, which we'll be examining in the next few sections.
 read more | mail this link | score:5160 | -linuxbeta, November 11, 2004 (Updated: March 27, 2005)
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