What makes Xfce so good?

Chris Brault groundhog3000 at yahoo.com
Sun Jan 11 23:14:00 CET 2004

Thanks for such good, and valueable answers to my

>  Xfce succeeds because it's designed and developed
> so that it is
> reliable and robust. 

I am planning on writing "Xfce: The Other White Meat"
soon, and now I am convinced of why I use it. I
started using it because ... hey ... it was new. But I
kept gravitating back towards it, even though I had
KDE and Gnome readily availble. I just couldn't put my
finger on why. It's stability is impressive (actually,
it's more like "unheard of" in the Linux Desktop
world). It's simplicity of use (for those of us
familiar with Linux) is wonderful. It's monitoring
apps provide all I need and no more. And it's
capability to run all my favorite software closes the

Once again, thanks for all the great answers.

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