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Mouse acceleration and sensitivity script for Linux

Unfortunately, customizing¬†the sensitivity and acceleration settings of your mouse can be a little bit arduous under Linux. I’m running Debian Linux 7.6 Wheezy with the Xfce desktop environment, and the built in preferences pane doesn’t modify the settings of my mouse at all! 255 more words


11 things to do after installing Linux Mint 17 (Qiana) XFCE

Linux Mint 17 is now out.  Previous readers know that I install the XFCE version on my laptop

I was running the XFCE version of Linux Mint 16 on my desktop, where previously, I had been running the Cinnamon version.  2,824 more words


Centos 7 update...

There really isn’t one just yet. I’ve installed 7 on my laptop and that’s about it. The default desktop is Gnome 3 but unlike the first time I saw it on Fedora 18, the desktop is not that much different from Gnome 2.3. 113 more words

Trench's adventures in Linux: Linux Mint 17 XFCE

There’s only one thing better than a new Linux Mint release and that’s when they release the new XFCE version of their distro. If you need to get some work done and need everything to just work this is a great distro for that and the XFCE desktop allows it to be used productively on some older computers. 25 more words


Great XFCE resource

Check out this troubleshooters web magazine for a thorough discussion of xfce, the desktop environment for xubuntu.

By the way, the back issues… 14 more words



After installing Arch Linux I wanted to set up a desktop environment. I first installed Xfce because it’s what I’d been using in Xubuntu. Xfce is relatively lightweight and I like using it. 243 more words

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Linux Mint 17 Installed x3

Yes, three machines have been well and truly updated to the XFCE version of Mint 17 this weekend. The broken Dell 1545 has been repurposed as a print server and backup store, while the Asus 1015px netbook has come back into mainstream use with this lightweight desktop alongside the old Dell 1520.