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Linux Mint 201104 Xfce Released

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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

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Check release announcements for more informations, 32/64 bit MD5 checksum and extra download mirrors.

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