How do I install XFCE?

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Tue Nov 13 19:12:39 UTC 2007

Alan M. Evans wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-11-12 at 23:09 -0800, Knute Johnson wrote:
>> It's not on the DVD
> Egad! You're right! Whose brilliant idea was that? I'm sure they will be
> duly thanked by all those of us with marginally old hardware...
> Can anyone point to a page describing the rationale for leaving that
> option off the default install, or else oblige me with such a
> description?
> I can't believe that XFCE added much to the multi-GB DVD image. Maybe
> not the *most* popular choice, but the utility is very high for some.

Pretty much every package in the repository is high utility for some but 
some just have to be dropped out of the DVD since the total repository 
would be over two DVD's now. If you have bright ideas on what to retain 
and what to drop, feel free to post to fedora-devel about it.


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