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Xfce 4.8.0 on Track for January Release

Dec 09, 2010, 15:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Susan Linton)

"Xfce, the little desktop that could, is steadily progressing toward its January release with several developmental builds. Xfce 4.6.2 was released last May and since the project has been working hard on its next release branch which will incorporate major changes to the core as well as several new features. The latest snapshot was recently released featuring a long list of improvements.

"The biggest change for coders has been the migration from ThunarVFS to GIO. GIO offers several advantages over ThunarVFS like application sharing of the remote connection, direct user level application accessibility, and less library bloat."

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