XFce4 And Gentoo

The Matt thompsma at colorado.edu
Thu Dec 4 17:49:52 CET 2003

A big congrats to the XFce4 team.  To wit, as stated in the revised
Gentoo Release Engineering (http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/releng/):

The release of Gentoo Linux 2004 will mark a number of important

The XFCE4 desktop environment will be added to our official pre-built
package offerings, bringing the number of desktop environments (other
than window managers) offered by Gentoo to three (GNOME, KDE, XFCE4)

Not to say that XFce4 was anywhere *close* to the pain and anguish GNOME
and KDE are to build under Gentoo (an hour, say, compared to a day), but
having XFce4 as a GRP/pre-built can only be good.  Plus, it'll cut down
on my "build a new system" time. :)

Now if only Fedora would have XFce4 on its ISOs, I'd be set at home and


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