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ClamTK 5.20 Clam Antivirus released

ClamTk 5.20 Clam Antivirus recently released, is an open source desktop application that provides users with a graphical user interface for Clam AntiVirus virus scanner application that runs on Linux-based operating systems. ClamTk uses Perl and Gtk libraries and it’s designed to be an easy-to-use, lightweight, on-demand antivirus scanner for Linux systems. It has been ported to Fedora, Debian, RedHat, openSUSE, ALT Linux, Ubuntu, CentOS, Gentoo, Archlinux, Mandriva, PCLinuxOS, Frugalware, FreeBSD, and others ClamTk 5.

Manjaro Linux 0.8.13 now ship with XFCE 4.12

Manjaro Linux 0.8.13 recently released, is a user-friendly GNU/Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch Linux. This release ships with XFCE 4.12 tweaked and patched to have the best XFCE experience possible, Plasma 5.3.1, KDE Frameworks 5.10.0 and latest KDE Apps 15.04.1. Manjaro Linux 0.8.13 changelog New in XFCE Thunar file manager finally supports tabs and other cool features like inverting the selection, improves on location handling and the shortcuts side pane.

xfdashboard 0.4.0 Xfce GNOME shell dashboard released

xfdashboard 0.4.0 recently released, provides a GNOME shell dashboard like interface for use with Xfce desktop. It can be configured to run to any keyboard shortcut and when executed provides an overview of applications currently open enabling the user to switch between different applications. The search feature works like Xfce’s app finder which makes it convenient to search for and start applications. xfdashboard 0.4.0 changelog New features: Effects. The theme description file can have a new line “Effects=…” with a semi-colon separated list of XML files describing the effects.

Xfce 4.12 released

Xfce 4.12 a new stable version that supersedes Xfce 4.10 was recently released. Xfce is a lightweight, open-source desktop environment for Linux and Unix systems. It is based on GTK+2, and a partial support for GTK+3 implemented. This latest release focused more on polishing user experience on the desktop and window manager, and on updating some components to take advantage of newly available technologies. Xfce 4.12 key highlights The window manager gained a new themable Alt+Tab dialog with optional windows preview and a list mode.

Linux Mint 17.1 ‘Rebecca’ released

The Linux Mint team has announced the release of Linux Mint 17.1 ‘Rebecca’ (Both Xfce & MATE editions). Linux Mint 17.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. Linux Mint 17.1 New features: Out of the box support for Compiz Update Manager Language Settings Login Screen System Improvements Artwork Improvements Other Improvements Main Components LTS Strategy For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 17.

Install Linux Mint 16 Petra Xfce on VirtualBox

Linux Mint 16 Xfce recently released as part of the Linux Mint 16 Editions codename “Petra” is a lightweight desktop environment which aims to be fast and low on system resources, while still being visually appealing and user friendly. This edition features all the improvements from the latest Linux Mint release on top of an Xfce 4.10 desktop. For a complete tour of the new features in Xfce, visit http://www.linuxmint.com/rel_petra_xfce_whatsnew.php I have documented below steps to installing Xfce Edition (64bit) on a VirtualBox for those that fancy a trial Step 1: Download ISO file – Visit Linux Mint download page and download either 32bit or 64bit.

Install Xfce desktop environment on CentOS/RHEL 6

If you want a Lightweight Desktop Environment for your CentOS/RHEL then Xfce is your ideal candidate. Unlike Gnome and KDE, Xfce takes very little resource of your system. Step 1: Download the install packages from EPEL repository – First install the wget package with following command [code language=”js”]# yum install wget[/code] – Download and install epel repo with following commands: For 64bit Centos system [code language=”js”] # wget http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm