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A New Spin on the Xfce Window Manager

Apr 14, 2008, 15:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kenneth Hess)

"Xfce isn't for everyone, but for servers or minimal desktop systems, it's just what the doctor ordered. Rather lightweight in Window Manager terms--weighing in at around 63MB--Xfce arrives with a full complement of applications from Abiword, gnumeric, and pidgin to CD/DVD burning software (Brasero), Thunar File Manager, and a host of administrative applications. For this article, I am reviewing the Xfce Fedora Spin based on Fedora 8 and Xfce4.

"A Spin is a hip, new term for a Live CD image. All Fedora 8 Spins are available on the Fedora Spins Project Tracker page as torrent downloads. If you don't have a bit torrent client, you can pick up the software for any OS at The BitTorrent Website..."

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