Biju Chacko biju_chacko at
Thu Jul 17 14:17:46 CEST 2003

On Thu, 17 Jul 2003 07:49:37 -0400, Lane P. Lester wrote:

> Someone on the Libranet list said he went back to 3.8.18 after he saw
> how much more resources 4.0 uses. I presume it still uses a lot less
> than KDE.

This is mostly due to the toolkit. GTK+2 is inherently heavier.

> I took a quick peek at this list's archives, but since I didn't see a
> way to search them, I hope you won't mind a few newbie questions.
> I installed Xfce with apt-get, using mixed sarge/sid sources, and it
> gave me 3.8.18. Unlike the Morphix system, there's no taskbar. Since I
> like to use my entire desktop for windows, I need an autohide taskbar.
> Is there one available for 3.8.18, or is this a new 4.0 feature?  If
> the former, how to I enable it?

It's an optional feature. If it has been compiled in, click on the
horizontal line on the bottom of the panel.

> I'd also like the program bar (not sure what you call it) to be
> autohide and always on top. I found how to make that happen in
> Morphix, but I can't find that in the Libranet installation.

Well, you can drag it to the top, but it won't autohide.

-- b

Biju 'botsie' Chacko                        biju_chacko at vsnl dot net          Public Key available on request

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