Hello & Xfce is nice!

juha kautto.juha at kolumbus.fi
Thu Dec 13 13:23:46 CET 2007

Tomas Sören Kindahl kirjoitti:
> [A hi/hello politeness greeting from a newcomer:]
>    Hi!
>    I just switched from gnome to xfce, because of the trashing of my
> computer by running gnome. The fat gnome panel seems to munch mem by
> breakfast, and some menu/dialog procedures of nautilus is too tedious,
> so I thought that a light-weight desktop that is configurable might be a
> suitable replacement. Xfce works nice. No trashing (this far)! No 10
> seconds of waiting before directories opens (that is: thunar instead of
> nautilus). And my computer is *not* slow nor lacks mem. 
>    There's some missed important components however: foremost the
> AstroClock (which is a VaporWare from MeMyselfAndMyEgo Inc), that
> measures time/moon phase/planet positions in any calendar, including the
> Tolkienian Middle-Earth calendar. So, now: experimenting with making
> xfce-components by myself:
>    1. is it hard (many API calls to know)?
>    2. what docs, what code do I read?
Hi !

Here are the (outdated) docs:

But if you get it to run under Gtk+, it will run under Xfce.
You do not necessarily need any Xfce components, depending
on the program...


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