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OSNews: XFce-4--A Refreshingly Solid Desktop

Dec 23, 2003, 01:00 (4 Talkback[s])

"I think the best thing you can say about XFce-4 is that it is stable. In my over 6 months of using XFce-4 (used CVS before the release), I have only had one crash (and this was during the CVS version as well). Some other popular Desktop Environments seem too complex for their own good. XFce-4 was a perfect match for me. It had everything that I like in a Desktop Environment, without any of the bloat found elsewhere. XFce 4.0.2 was released yesterday...

"XFce-4 is as fast as any Window Manager/Desktop Environment on my Pentium4 2Ghz, 256MB of RAM, and Geforce4MX. I recently compared it to fluxbox and Windowmaker, some of my other favorites, and there was basically no increase in speed or reduction of memory usage. The entire Environment feels more responsive..."

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