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Xfce 4.10 Desktop Feature Release

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Published on 28 April 2012 09:07 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Desktop
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The Xfce project on Saturday afternoon released Xfce 4.10 as the first major Xfce desktop feature release in about sixteen months.

This successor to Xfce 4.8 features a more polished experience for this lightweight desktop environment, a brand new application finder, a vertical display mode option for the Xfce panel, a new MIME type editor, behavioral changes, and the window manager can be configured to tile windows when dragging them to screen edges. There's also Alt-Tab improvements and other functionality improvements.

For more details on the Xfce 4.10 desktop release see the Xfce.org news announcement and the Xfce tour that highlights some of the improvements.

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