Friday, August 12, 2011
XFCE Desktop Environment
"Xfce is a lightweight desktop environment for UNIX-like operating systems. It aims to be fast and low on system resources, while still being visually appealing and user friendly." -XFCE Website
I love this desktop environment!
With a hint of gnome-ish design, but a much smaller footprint, XFCE is an awesome alternative to the big brutes like KDE 4, Gnome 3 and Unity. (Especially KDE)
The one small drawback I personally have with XFCE is no gui menu editor.
It's pretty easy to change the XFCE menu though, so this is a small setback at best.
With the change to Unity in Ubuntu, I think more people will find Xubuntu a faster, more adjustable solution to their needs.
You can get XFCE via apt or synaptic, or by going here.
Posted by Dennis Gutowski