[LAU] Debian desktop news

Len Ovens len at ovenwerks.net
Thu Aug 9 12:37:25 UTC 2012

On Thu, August 9, 2012 3:15 am, Thijs van severen wrote:
> 2012/8/9 Dan MacDonald <allcoms at gmail.com>
>> I certainly prefer XFCE to GNOME 3 but XFCE still has a few rough
>> edges and bugs and Thunar is no longer the lightweight app it once
>> claimed to be. I use rox filer on my Pandaboard as it has a comparable
>> feature to Thunar but loads almost instantly compared to the 20s or so
>> I can be waiting for Thunar to get its act together (this is running
>> off a SSD via USB2). I can load dolphin in the same time it takes to
>> load Thunar under fluxbox.
> wow GNOME3 takes another hit ...
> seems like XFCE is getting bigger all the time
> isn't it also the default for ubuntu studio ?

Yes, but not for size reasons. It just seems to fit the workflow(s)
better. There are people who love and use unity or gnome3 with
ubuntustudio too.

Len Ovens

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