XFce4 in Fedora Devel

Biju Chacko biju_chacko at vsnl.net
Tue Jan 13 05:23:47 CET 2004

On Mon, 12 Jan 2004 23:11:16 -0500, Chuck Mead wrote:

> Biju Chacko wrote:
> | On Tue, 06 Jan 2004 08:15:14 -0700, The Matt wrote:
> |
> |
> |>Well, I just wanted to say I'm pleased to see XFce4 entering Fedora
> |>Devel slowly but surely.   This will make reinstallations of my Fedora
> |>boxes much easier come FC2.  And, finally, I'll be able to make a new
> |>Fedora box with just XFce4 and no Gnome/KDE with a minimum of hassle.
> |>
> |>Now if only Red Hat's enterprise offerings will pickup the same, I'd be
> |>all set.
> |
> |
> | Not likely to happen, IMHO. :)
> Uhm... it is *very* likely to happen!

I suppose you'd know more about it than I, but the additional costs involved in
supporting additional WMs and DEs led RH to remove everything other than GNOME
and KDE. I don't particularly see any compelling reason to add XFce to RHEL.

-- b

Biju Chacko             http://in.redhat.com                 Red Hat Inc

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