Article in German c't magazine that mentions the thin window resizing border
rdiezmail-xfce at yahoo.de
Sun Oct 30 07:57:43 CET 2016
There is an article about Xfce in the (quite popular) German c't magazine, issue 23, dated 29 october 2016.
The article targets the general user and Xfce is praised as a worthy alternative. The one thing that caught my attention is that they mention how difficult it is to resize windows due to the very thin window borders that some (default/most?) themes have.
This is an issue that also bugs myself since the very first time I logged into Xubuntu. The article does mention the alt+right mouse combination, but my muscle memory from other environments keeps tripping me up. Sometimes I forget about that combination in Xfce, and sometimes I try it on other systems that do not support it. I wonder if some CAD programs also want to use all such mouse key combinations for other purposes.
Before switching to Xfce, I remember thinking that this little detail is probably a symptom of bigger issues with Xfce. I still use Xfce, but I am afraid that much of that premonition has proved true.
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