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Xfce 4.8 updates open source Linux desktop

Jan 19, 2011, 14:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"From the 'Small Footprint' files:

"The Xfce open source desktop is out with its first major update in two years this week. Xfce 4.8 brings the low-resource desktop into the modern era and provides usability improvements across the board. "Xfce 4.8 is our attempt to update the Xfce code base to all the new desktop frameworks that were introduced in the past few years," The Xfce development team wrote in a statement. "We hope that our efforts to drop pieces like ThunarVFS and HAL with GIO, udev, ConsoleKit and PolicyKit will help bringing the Xfce desktop to modern distributions."

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