About building and testing Xfce

Jari Rahkonen jari.rahkonen at pp1.inet.fi
Sun Jan 29 13:16:53 CET 2017

29.01.2017, 13:14, R. Diez wrote:
> Hi all:


> I am running Xfce at the moment, but I am building a newer version from
> Git into a separate directory. I want to test the just-built components,
> but I do not want to risk destroying my current desktop, so I do not
> want to permanently replace any of the system components. How do you
> develop Xfce yourselves without risking system breakage?

A virtual machine is a safe solution for testing and easy to set up. The 
only real drawback is the disk space overhead.

> Thanks in advance,
>   rdiez


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