Articles Tagged xfce

German Laptop Company Tuxedo Announces Its Own Ubuntu Flavor

Tuxedo, a German computer company selling a range of Linux laptops, has announced it is launching it own Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

4 July 2017
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This Xfce Bug Is Wrecking Users’ Monitors

A bug in Xfce is causing damage to some user's monitors, and a proposed patch has yet to be accepted upstream.

23 March 2017
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Xfce’s Parole Media Player Gets First Update In Over a Year

Xfce's Parole media player has just seen its first major update in over a year.

12 February 2017
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Victory Icon Theme for Linux

Many Linux icon themes are bold, brash and very colourful. Not so with Victory, a soft icon theme for XFCE, Unity and other Linux desktops.

7 October 2016

Xfce 4.12 Released After Almost 3 Years — And The Changes Are Huge

Two years and ten months in development, this weekend saw the release of Xfce 4.12.

1 March 2015

Debian Switches to Xfce By Default, Will Evaluate Demand for GNOME

Debian, the foundation upon which many Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, are based, is to switch to Xfce as its default desktop environment.

5 November 2013

Power Up Your App Launching on Xubuntu With ‘Whisker Menu’

Xubuntu offers a great desktop experience, but its stock application launcher is basic. The good news is that more featured alternatives are available, such as ‘Whisker Menu‘ – a third-party app that powers up app launching with a […]

30 October 2013
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Poll Result: 15,900 votes Cast; Unity Named Most Popular Desktop

Unity is the most used Desktop Environment amongst Ubuntu 11.10 users according to our most recent poll. Just shy of 16,000 votes were cast (one vote per person) in the poll which asked readers "Which Desktop Environment Are You Using in Ubuntu 11.10?"

20 November 2011
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XFCE Global Menu Plugin Gets a PPA

Xubuntu 11.04 and 11.10 users wanting to add Ubuntu's "App Menu" (also known as a 'global menu') can now do so with ease.

15 November 2011
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Which Desktop Environment Do You Use in Ubuntu 11.10? [Poll]

Roll up, roll up: it’s poll time! This week’s poll question comes by courtesy of reader ‘Andy’, who’s interested to know how many Ubuntu 11.10 users are using Unity and how many are using GNOME […]

13 November 2011
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Xfce to launch ‘Xfce Foundation’

Eight XFCE developers have announced plans to launch the 'XFCE Foundation' - a non-profit organization.

8 February 2011

Install XFCE 4.8 in Ubuntu 10.10

The newest and most exciting release yet of the lightweight XFCE desktop has gained a PPA for brave Ubuntu 10.10 users to install from. XFCE 4.8 was released on Monday 17th of January and added remote shares browsing, a rewritten desktop panel and improved settings/file transfer dialogs.

31 January 2011