Asked by: Eliberto Hontanilla
asked in category: General Last Updated: 11th February, 2020

What does Xfce mean?

XForms Common Environment

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Simply so, why is Xfce so popular?

Xfce strikes a balance between being lightweight and usable. Xfce sometimes benefits from its reputation for being a lightweight desktop. The project web page, for example, describes Xfce's goal as being "fast and low on system resources, while still being visually appealing and user friendly."

Secondly, which is better LXDE or Xfce? Xfce offers a higher number of features than LXDE due to the latter being a much younger project. LXDE started in 2006 while Xfce has been around since 1998. Xfce has a significantly larger storage footprint than LXDE. In most of it's distributions, Xfce demands a more powerful machine to be able to run comfortably.

Simply so, is XFCE a lightweight?

Xfce is a lightweight desktop environment for Unix-like operating systems. It aims to be fast and lightweight, while still being visually appealing and easy to use.

Is Gnome faster than XFCE?

Yes, XFCE is supposed to average faster than GNOME, but it really does depend on the machine. Both are the same speed on my machine very fast. There is no difference between them.

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