Making XFCE as default on Ubuntu

Renaud (Ron) OLGIATI renaud at
Fri Aug 15 19:27:52 CEST 2014

On Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:02:37 -0700
John Gabriele <jgabriele at> wrote:

> I don't pretend to know all the dependencies required by Unity, but
> Ubuntu seems rather heavyweight if all you want is Xfce. You way want to
> try Debian Testing. IIRC, the Debian Testing installer even comes with a
> choice (you have to navigate to it) to get the Xfce desktop right from
> the get go.

Or you can download the Debian-XFCE iso at debian-live-7.6.0-amd64-xfce-desktop.iso  (there is a 32 page nearby, and also two others for torrents.
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