Xfce4 Desktop Environment

Xfce is a lightweight desktop environment for unix-like operating systems. It aims to be fast and lightweight, while still being visually appealing and easy to use. Designed for productivity, it loads and executes applications fast, while conserving system resources.

To install Xfce 4.12, follow next instructions:

Add repository into /etc/apt/sources:

sudo echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/Sunderland93:/xfce4/Debian_8.0/ /' >> /etc/apt/sources.list

Download and install repository key:

wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:Sunderland93:xfce4/Debian_8.0/Release.key && sudo apt-key add -

And install Xfce 4.12:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt install xfce4 xfce4-goodies

If you have installed Debian 8 with Xfce 4.10 (standard), then you can simply update the existing desktop environment:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

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