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 ====== Getting Started with Xfce ====== ====== Getting Started with Xfce ======
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 +  * **[[#​Installation|Installation]]**
 +  * **[[#​Running Xfce|Running Xfce]]**
 +  * **[[#The Desktop Environment|The Desktop Environment]]**
 +  * **[[#Common Tasks|Common Tasks]]**
 +  * **[[#​Further Reading|Further Reading]]**
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 ===== Introduction ===== ===== Introduction =====
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 Another priority of Xfce is an adherence to standards, specifically those defined at [[https://​freedesktop.org|freedesktop.org]]. Another priority of Xfce is an adherence to standards, specifically those defined at [[https://​freedesktop.org|freedesktop.org]].
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 ===== System Requirements ===== ===== System Requirements =====
  
 Even though Xfce is very light-weight,​ there are some [[xfce:​system-requirements|distribution specific minimum requirements]]. Even though Xfce is very light-weight,​ there are some [[xfce:​system-requirements|distribution specific minimum requirements]].
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 ===== Installation ===== ===== Installation =====
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 Detailed instructions on compiling Xfce yourself can be found [[.:​building|here]]. Detailed instructions on compiling Xfce yourself can be found [[.:​building|here]].
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 ===== Running Xfce ===== ===== Running Xfce =====
  
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 By default, the //Xfce session manager// manages the startup of applications. It allows you to save your session when you quit Xfce, so that the next time you log in, the same applications will be started for you automatically. By default, the //Xfce session manager// manages the startup of applications. It allows you to save your session when you quit Xfce, so that the next time you log in, the same applications will be started for you automatically.
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 ===== The Desktop Environment ===== ===== The Desktop Environment =====
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 <figure "​Default Xfce session, with desktop manager and panel">​ <figure "​Default Xfce session, with desktop manager and panel">​
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 ? Settings Manager ? Settings Manager
 ! The settings manager runs in the background and ensures that all Xfce applications update their settings when the user changes something within the application. It is also responsible for reading the configuration files on disk at startup. Look at the [[.:​xfce4-settings:​|manual]] for a detailed explanation of the settings manager. ! The settings manager runs in the background and ensures that all Xfce applications update their settings when the user changes something within the application. It is also responsible for reading the configuration files on disk at startup. Look at the [[.:​xfce4-settings:​|manual]] for a detailed explanation of the settings manager.
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 ===== Common Tasks ===== ===== Common Tasks =====
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 Refer to the individual manuals of the Xfce components for more information on settings specifically for that application. Don't be afraid to explore all the settings to find out what options are available that allow you to create the best possible working environment. Refer to the individual manuals of the Xfce components for more information on settings specifically for that application. Don't be afraid to explore all the settings to find out what options are available that allow you to create the best possible working environment.
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 ===== Further Reading ===== ===== Further Reading =====