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Enabling Compiz On Xubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot)

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz on a Xubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce 8200 here). Xubuntu uses the Xfce desktop environment which is a fast and stable alternative for those that are not happy with Unity or Gnome 3.

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Torvalds: GNOME over as Linux creator switches to Xfce

http://www.h-online.com

Torvalds describes this as "the kind of 'head up the arse' behavior of gnome3" and says he has switched: "I'm using Xfce. I think it's a step down from gnome2, but it's a huge step up from gnome3. Really."

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Fedora 14 review

http://www.linuxbsdos.com

Fedora 14, aka Laughlin, is the latest update of Fedora, the Red Hat-sponsored, Linux distribution. Like Ubuntu, it is a GNOME-based distribution. However, there are spins for the K Desktop Environment (KDE), the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE), and Xfce. This review is based on the main edition, that is, the GNOME edition, using a DVD installation image.

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Created by finid 3 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 42 weeks ago
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Linux Desktop: Command Line vs. User Interface

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com

In the Linux desktop world, the graphical user interface is here to stay. Old Unix hands may grumble, but the fact remains that, without all the efforts poured into GNOME, KDE, Xfce and others, Linux would not be as successful as it is today.

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Created by Papa Smurf 4 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 5 weeks ago
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Minimalist Linux desktops

http://www.h-online.com

Lightweight desktops have a multitude of uses, on netbooks, for mobile devices, for older hardware, for users with limited requirements of their systems, for connecting to applications in the cloud, and for bare knuckled programmers who prefer to work closer to the metal.

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Desktops and their performance

http://blog.credativ.com

Phoronix has used its Test Suite to compare the memory and power consumption of different desktop environments. However, the results should be handled with care.

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Created by credativ 4 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 25 weeks ago
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Goodbye KDE, Hello XFCE

http://www.therussellfamily.org

This past weekend I uninstalled KDE4 from my Desktop. When I first started playing around with Linux, my first desktop was KDE 1.something. Even though it didn’t have the polish of Windows, I could see that it had a lot of potential. With KDE 3.5, I was in Desktop heaven. But

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Created by industrialmachine 4 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 31 weeks ago
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Xubuntu 9.10 Review - Unremarkable

http://www.dedoimedo.com

Xubuntu is a member of the Ubuntu family, furnished with the lightweight Xfce desktop environment, on top of the standard Ubuntu stack. So, that means that it should be as easy and convenient to use as standard Ubuntu, right?

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Creating Slide Show Backgrounds in XFCE

http://www.linuxjournal.com

Continuing in this series of slide show backgrounds, in this article I will explain the process of creating a set of desktop backgrounds that will transition like a slide-show in XFCE. Note that I am using XFCE version 4.6.0 in this tutorial. Other versions may be able to use this tip, but the screen shots may look different. See corresponding howtos for GNOME, and KDE3 also.

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Created by kandykorn 4 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 36 weeks ago
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Thunar File Manager Review - Good, Lightweight Alternative to Nautilus

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

Thunar is a lightweight file manager included in the Xfce desktop environment. It has a simpler interface compared to Nautilus, the default file manager which ships with GNOME. So, what are the features which come with Thunar, and what makes it a viable alternative to Nautilus?

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Created by Chris7mas 5 years 8 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 8 weeks ago
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Get to know Linux: Xfce 4

http://www.ghacks.net

Xfce 4 is a fine example of how a full-blown Desktop Environment can be both feature rich as well as light weight. Xfce 4 is based on the GTK+ toolkit which immediately puts in in the same category as GNOME.

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Created by andrejzh 5 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 16 weeks ago
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OpenBSD: Check out my Xfce desktop

http://insidesocal.com

After many months in OpenBSD 4.4 with the project's default window manager, Fvwm, I decided to finally try one of the more popular "desktop environments."

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Created by bollezza 5 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 19 weeks ago
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Xfce 4.6.1 Released

http://mocha.xfce.org

The first bugfix-release of xfce 4.6 has been released. We have been able to fix several issues during the past few weeks.

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Created by Sheik Djibouti 5 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 19 weeks ago
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Xfce Has Polish, Simplicity, and Speed-- Better Than Gnome and KDE?

http://www.linuxplanet.com

A few years ago, Xfce had a reputation as a lightweight desktop that made few concessions to inexperienced users. However, the Xfce 4 series of releases have shown steady improvements in usability, and version 4.6 is no exception.

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Created by extra 5 years 24 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 24 weeks ago
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The Lightweight Ubuntu Minnow

http://beginlinux.wordpress.com

In the sea of today’s market it’s easy to find whale sized operating systems that run poorly on slim hardware but my interest is with the minnows. One lightweight Linux distribution in particular that I tried recently is called...

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