Advantage to XFCE CE?

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Advantage to XFCE CE?

Postby bwg on Thu Oct 02, 2008 2:21 pm

I have been using Linux Mint gnome edition but like to switch off occasionally to Xfce. I have installed Xfce through Synaptic and everything seems fine to me. I like it because I don't have to go through a whole new setup of printer drivers, font additions and so on .
I wonder if there is a perceived advantage to using XFCE CE or just the way I am doing by installing xfce on top of gnome?
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Re: Advantage to XFCE CE?

Postby Husse on Fri Oct 03, 2008 6:44 am

The XFCE CE has other applications than main and is more light weight than main + added XFCE desktop
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Re: Advantage to XFCE CE?

Postby bobpur on Tue Oct 07, 2008 9:37 pm

I agree with Husse.
I never do upgrades (downgrades?) as I've never had much luck with them. Besides, doing clean installs, formatting disks, and dualboots are aspects of this linux thing that I'm competent at. :)
On the other hand, If my life depended on coming up with a nifty little script to fix a problem... Well, just do me in quick. A codemonkey I'm not . In all honesty, I envy those who have got a handle on it. To me it's as clear as mud.
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