Barebones xfce

Arthur H. Johnson II arthur.johnson at
Tue Jul 7 22:01:19 CEST 2009

On Tue, 7 Jul 2009, Morten Juhl-Johansen Zölde-Fejér wrote:

> On Tue, 7 Jul 2009 00:14:42 -0400, Raghavendra Prabhu <rrprabhu at>
> wrote:
>> Dear Xfce users,
>> I want to run a single standalone application in XFCE in a full screen
> mode
>> When XFCE loads up, everything other than the application needs to be
>> disabled. I am currently using XFCE 4.4
>> What would be the configuration i should use to enable this?
>> Prabhu
> Forgive me for answering your question with a question, but wouldn't it be
> more sensible to run somethin lighter in your situation? If you are going
> for something close to a kiosk mode, wouldn't something like Openbox be
> more practical since it uses considerably less resources?

I couldn't agree more.  I would recommend poking around for a more appropriate solution.  I built an internet 
terminal once and it only booted and loaded firefox.  I used Ion for this purpose.  Worked great.

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