"For years, the lightweight Xfce has been a popular desktop
environment for Linux distributions running on older hardware,
thanks to its lower demand on resources as compared to KDE and
GNOME; it's an ideal desktop for machines with less than 256MB of
memory. Until recently, however, using Xfce was a little laborious,
but with its latest release last month, Xfce is a much more usable
"Xfce is a mature application, with its first release in 1997.
Over the years and through several versions, Xfce has added
features and components such as drag and drop, a window manager,
and multilingual support. It has several distributions built around
it, including Zenwalk, based on Slackware, and Xubuntu, based on
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