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MakuluLinux Interview: Lead Developer Jaque Maymer Talks About Makulu

After looking at the latest edition of MakuluLinux, which comes with MATE 1.8 and looks awesome, we decided to ask Jaque Raymer, the lead developer of Makulu, a few questions regarding this new, customizable distribution which employs a new direction, making it stand out compared to ot

Linux Mint 14 Xfce Overview & Screenshots

I made this review after a fresh install of Mint 14 Xfce ‘Nadia’ from the ISO DVD and a full sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade.

XFCE 4.8 Ubuntu 10.04 And 10.10 PPAs

XFCE 4.8 was released about two weeks ago, bringing GVFS support for Thunar (so it can now browse remote shares using FTP, Windows Shares, WebDav and SSH), XFCE panel improvements and more.

Xubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat Beta Screenshot Tour

Xubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat, the XFCE Ubuntu flavor got a lot of changes since 10.04, starting with a new default wallpaper and theme:

Lubuntu Keeps It's Promise - Fastest Ubuntu Yet

When the first Lubuntu ISO came out (LXDE based Ubuntu), it was said that it's purpose is to be faster than Xubuntu:

Font Manager - Easily Manage Fonts in Linux [Gnome, KDE, XFCE and Enlightenment]

Although designed with the GNOME desktop environment in mind, Font Manager (for Linux) should work well with most major desktop environments such as XFCE, Enlightenment, and even KDE, as long as PyGTK is available.

Top 7 Xfce Applications

Over the years, Xfce gained a reputation of being a lightweight alternative for the two major desktop environments on Linux, KDE and GNOME.

Thunar File Manager Review - Good, Lightweight Alternative to Nautilus

Thunar is a lightweight file manager included in the Xfce desktop environment. It has a simpler interface compared to Nautilus, the default file manager which ships with GNOME. So, what are the features which come with Thunar, and what makes it a viable alternative to Nautilus?

Remove locale data from Xfce application menu [optimization]

This article will explain how you can remove the locale data from the xfce applications menu in order to save filespace, and on older systems possibly speed up the applications menu.

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