The future of Xfce (or beating the Gtk3 horse to death)

Leandro M Barbosa lbarbosa at
Wed Mar 20 12:45:09 CET 2013

On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 8:22 AM, Miguel Guedes
<miguel.a.guedes at> wrote:
> That would be me too. Although it's great that XFCE feels snappier and
> doesn't consume as many resources as other DEs like KDE/Gnome, I don't
> think that is (or should be) the main reason anymore. The fact is modern
> hardware can handle pretty much anything you throw at it.
> What attracted me to XFCE was its clean design, sufficient complexity
> hidden behind an easy and logical to use interface, which IMHO allows
> the user to accomplish tasks quickly and without irritating nags or
> hassles.

This is the main reason I use XFCE as well. The bloat free no-nonsense
approach taken by XFCE is its main selling points in my opinion.

Leandro Moreira Barbosa

Graduando em Bacharelado em Ciência da Computação.

Instituto de Biociências, Letras e Ciências Exatas (IBILCE/UNESP)

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