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Xfce in Ubuntu/Xubuntu and Debian(/Slackware/fill in the blank)

May 07, 2009, 13:31 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Rosenberg)

"But once I saw how Xfce ran in other distributions, I never really looked back. If you prefer the way Xubuntu looks and works over Ubuntu, it's a legitimate choice, but I don't think you'll save a lot of CPU or RAM by choosing Xubuntu over Ubuntu.

"However, if you really like Ubuntu/Xubuntu and have a compelling reason for using it over Ubuntu -- perhaps your hardware just likes Ubuntu more, maybe you want to run the LTS of Ubuntu, or there are some packages that either you can't get in Debian or are more up to date in Ubuntu -- doing one of these minimal Ubuntu/Xubuntu installs can be worth it.

"As for me, things are going very well in OpenBSD 4.4. I'll probably upgrade when my CD set arrives. And my Ubuntu 8.04 Toshiba laptop is also running well."

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