25 November 2008

Xfce 4.6

Xfce 4.6 is due to release within the next couple of months, and as everyone knows, I'm a big fan of the Xfce desktop environment. I've been using a subversion checkout for several weeks now, and as expected, it's more of the same - in other words, it's exactly what we've come to expect of the Xfce developers: fast, attractive, and stable.

In case anyone running -current wants to give it a try, I've just pushed some packages to http://xfce46.rlworkman.net along with a few selected "goodies" compiled against it. Be sure to check out the xfce4-power-manager addon; it's a much needed and long awaited addition to Xfce, and was written by a Slackware user too :-)

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4 Comments:

At 1/12/08 04:06 , Blogger Мурат Д. Кадыров said...

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At 1/12/08 04:56 , Blogger Мурат Д. Кадыров said...

Where are screenshots, Robby?!! =)

 
At 4/12/08 14:36 , Blogger Robby Workman said...

Honestly, it pretty much looks just like 4.4.x :)

 
At 30/1/09 16:45 , Blogger Marco Cecchetti said...

I've been trying it since yestarday. Really fast and stable. I've noticed some enhancement about desktop functions... Multiple desktop items selection is useful and welcome. A useful thing would be also a thunar plugin for browsing samba shares I think. Cheers :)

 

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