Linux Mint 201104 Xfce edition provide better performance and save a big amount of RAM comparing it older version Linux Mint 9 Xfce. 201104 xfce based on Debian using same LMDE repositories.
Mint Menu added to 201104 Xfce version but it uses additional 30 MB of RAM, and you can Enable/Disable it by adding new applet to the panel select ”XfApplet”->”mintMenu”.
This performance boost allowed us to give Xfce a more mainstream software selection, replacing Exaile with Rhythmox, adding VLC and giving Xfce almost the same software selection as Gnome.
Memory Usage comparison between 201104 Xfce and Mint 9 Xfce
- Mint Xfce: 114 MB RAM (Mint 9 Xfce: 153 MB RAM)
- Mint Xfce + Writer + Calc + Firefox: 177 MB RAM (Mint 9 Xfce + Writer + Calc + Firefox: 212 MB RAM)
- Mint Xfce + Writer + Calc + Firefox + Thunderbird + VLC + Rhythmbox: 220 MB RAM (Mint 9 Xfce + Writer + Calc + Firefox + Thunderbird + Gnome MPlayer + Exaile: 256 MB RAM)
Download Linux Mint 201104 Xfce
Check release announcements for more informations, 32/64 bit MD5 checksum and extra download mirrors.