rbrimhal at bellsouth.net rbrimhal at bellsouth.net
Wed Jul 2 16:44:19 CEST 2003

I like ROX better than the xffm manager... but can you drag and drop apps to the xfce panel (which is much better than the ROX one? I read somewhere that you can but I can't seem to get it to work...
> From: Preben Randhol <randhol at pvv.org>
> Date: 2003/07/02 Wed AM 09:54:22 EDT
> To: "XFce is a lightweight desktop environment for various UNIX systems." <xfce at xfce.org>
> Subject: Re: Xffm
> Mark Welker <welker at kmbs.com> wrote on 02/07/2003 (09:23) :
> > Hi,
> > 
> > xffm is slower on my box than xftree also.
> > I still use xftree because I have both xfce3 and, xfce4.
> > I prefer xftree over konqueror. It is faster and simple.
> > I also like that xftree auto refreshes when you do a download or
> > change anything in the directory.
> > I tried rox but, still went back to xftree.
> Why?
> > Sometimes I don't use a file manager at all.
> > Just the command line.
> Then ROX should be more your friend. I'm a bash user myself and I found
> ROX great because you can easily make key-shortcuts. So if I press "S" I
> get a small command line and can issue a command. If I press Ctrl-T a
> terminal popps up and put cwd to the directory ROX is in at the moment.
> etc... I it is also fast to go to another path by hand. I just press "g"
> and then I get say: /home/randhol/Source/Ada95/ 
> If I now want to go to /home/randhol/ I only have to press backspace
> twice and I'm there. And you also have TAB completion so Mi<TAB> will
> send me to /home/randhol/Misc etc... Not to mentioned how easy it is to
> set run action, icons etc...
> Rox + Xfce4 is a very good combination IMHO.
> Preben
> -- 
> Ada95 is good for you.
> http://www.crystalcode.com/codemage/MainMenu/Coding/Ada/IntroducingAda.php
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