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Does anyone use XFCE on a newer machine? Why?

Does anyone use XFCE on a newer machine? Why?

I've been using Gnome and XFCE as my development environment for the last 2 years and randomly switch between the 2. For some reason I keep coming back to XFCE though. Maybe it's just because it's more responsive. Am I missing out on anything by giving up Gnome for good?

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Guest [Entry]

"In my personal experience, there is just more eye candy available for Gnome. If you don't care about that sort of thing you aren't really missing out on much. XFCE is a bit better on resources though, and I'm a big fan of the right-click (context) menu navigation for apps and such.

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Guest [Entry]

I use XFCE on a machine that I log into remotely. The bells and whistles present in Gnome seem to make it a tad unresponsive over a remote login, so I'm currently trying out XFCE instead. It's not my primary machine so I don't miss compiz or any of the eye-candy.