"While lovers of KDE, GNOME and other Linux desktop
environments wait to see which project bobbles to the top of the
Open Source heap, other candidates for desktop of the year languish
in obscurity, according to one user."
"Hugh Fegely, a Web developer for Manassas, Va.-based
TriMoons.com, is new to the Linux game but already worries that
XFce, his personal favorite desktop environment, is being
overlooked by users who prefer the Windows-like quality of KDE or
"Fegely may be new to Linux, but he has plunged wholeheartedly
into his new avocation. "Although I still consider myself much the
neophyte/newbie when it comes to Linux, I have been running it
solely as my home operating system (OS) for about 15 months now,"
Fegely says. "I recently even expanded my home network to have one
box as a dedicated server (Red Hat 6.2 loaded) and my personal
workstation running Mandrake 7.02."
"Fegely's desktop preference emerged early on in his Linux
explorations. "For the past year (almost to the day) I have been
running the XFce desktop environment."
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