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[News] Less is More, Xfce 4.6 Reaches Beta

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Opinion: You really can do more with less

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| Perhaps you're providing support for two kinds of very similar software, such 
| as Unix and Linux operating systems; again, it would be less expensive to 
| consolidate.  


Xfce 4.6 Beta 2 (Hopper) released

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| The second Beta was delayed for 2 weeks, but it was worth it.
| every feature we made a freeze-exception for has made it into this release.
| This means a lot of bugs have been fixed this time aswell:
| - The keyboard-shortcuts for xfwm4 can be configured again. (now with 
|   conflict handling) 
| - Session-management has been improved, apps will now be automatically 
|   restarted if they die unexpected 
| - It is now possible to set the desktop wallpaper from the thunar right-click 
|   menu 



New Xfce beta focuses on usability

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| Not only do the dozens of small changes add up to a level of usability that
| users at any level of experience can value, but the 4.6 beta is even faster
| than 4.4. Individually, most of the changes in 4.6 may be minor, but the
| overall result promises to be one of the best user experiences available on
| the free desktop.


The 5 Best Xfce - based Linux Distributions

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| I’ve been talking a lot about window managers and desktop environments.
| Nowadays most major distros simply go for KDE or GNOME, but it is not very
| common to see a distro use XFCE. This is a very sleek and useful little
| desktop environment, which provides great GTK compatibility and increases
| speed. Today we’ll take a quick look at which distros you should choose if
| you wish to have an instant Xfce experience.


Xfce 4.6 BETA-1 ('Fuzzy') released

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| We are one month since the release of Xfce 4.6 ALPHA. And now it's time to
| release the first BETA, codename 'Fuzzy'.


Zenwalk 5.2 ... hello old friend

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| While rummaging through some old CD's I stumbled upon a Zenwalk 4.2 labeled
| one, which reminded me that last year I really liked that distro, but due to
| some BIOS problem on my laptop, it didn't behave the way I liked.
| [...]
| Coming from an all KDE environment (PCLinuxOS) and experiencing XFCE for the
| first time, Zenwalk has not deceived me at all. I encountered no
| show-stoppers, was able to get everything up and running, noticed a nice and
| busy forum...
| Of course, I still need to get the hang of XFCE and look into the wiki in
| order to tweak it a bit more, but it's all part of getting to know the lady.
| Zenwalk 5.2 has replaced PCLinuxOS on my laptop and is there to stay. Don't
| worry Tex, I still run PCLinuxOS on my desktop :-)


Xfce 4.6 ALPHA ('Pinkie') released

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| After about 18 months of development, we are pleased to announce the release
| of Xfce 4.6 ALPHA, codename 'Pinkie'.
| Xfce 4.6 is going to be the next major release of the Xfce desktop
| environment. The previous release was 4.4 with the last bugfix release being
| 4.4.2 released in December 2007.


Xfce 4.6 Alpha Available With New Features

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| The final release of the Xfce 4.6 desktop environment was supposed to come
| this month, but instead the first alpha release has finally come about. Xfce
| 4.4 was originally released in January of 2007, so it has been quite a while
| since this lightweight desktop environment has received a major update. This
| release though does introduce a fair number of changes, which we have covered
| in this article.


Linux Mint 5 XFCE Edition Is Out [screenshots]

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| Today is a happy day for Linux Mint fans as the developers of one of the most
| popular Linux distributions decided to please us with yet another release. I
| am speaking about Linux Mint 5 Elyssa XFCE, which introduces various
| improvements in performance,  appearance and desktop configuration.


Mint Linux mints new distro release

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| Free software teetotalers may be interested in a new radio interview with
| Richard M. Stallman. Meanwhile, those willing to intermingle free and
| proprietary bits can rejoice in the release of version 5.0 of Linux Mint,
| aimed at creating a more multimedia-rich, consumer-friendly version of
| Ubuntu.


Linux Mint 5 XFCE released

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| The Mint developers today announced the release of Mint 5 XFCE Community
| Edition.
| Codenamed Elyssa, Mint 5 XFCE includes a long list of improvements for almost
| all applications. “XFCE’s mintDesktop has a new layout and some more options
| to customise your desktop,” the team said in its announcement.

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