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  • schmidtbag
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    Originally posted by verde View Post
    XFCE is a fantastic desktop environment for hardware-outdated systems! It consumes just 130-150mb of RAM on x32 versions and its GPU requirements are very basic.

    Of course visual experience is basic too, so on a modern system Unity is more reasonable choice.
    XFCE is ok P4 but any older than that, LXDE is a better choice. XFCE has a noticeable performance hit compared to LXDE on crappier hardware.

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  • verde
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    XFCE is a fantastic desktop environment for hardware-outdated systems! It consumes just 130-150mb of RAM on x32 versions and its GPU requirements are very basic.

    Of course visual experience is basic too, so on a modern system Unity is more reasonable choice.

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  • mrugiero
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    Originally posted by TheOne View Post
    I have been using most of those features already for months by using a PPA and they are pretty stable, they make XFCE a lot more usable. I guess that XFCE developers are somehow perfectionist for not releasing already.
    I used to build git in a weekly basis, I even had a few scripts to do so. Then I switched computer and laziness won, so I'm using whatever version ships in Xubuntu.

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  • Redi44
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    .icc profiles support would be nice

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  • FutureSuture
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    I have fallen in love with Xfce after using Manjaro Xfce for a while. Xfce has to be my second favourite desktop environment, right after KDE. It's only going to get better!

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  • TheOne
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    Originally posted by phoronix View Post
    Phoronix: Features Coming In The Xfce 4.12 Desktop

    Xfce 4.12 still hasn't been released yet and it's running months behind schedule. Xfce 4.12 will be a major update to the lightweight desktop that's becoming an increasingly used alternative to Unity and the GNOME Shell. Here's an update on some of the completed features...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTM5OTA
    I have been using most of those features already for months by using a PPA and they are pretty stable, they make XFCE a lot more usable. I guess that XFCE developers are somehow perfectionist for not releasing already.

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