How to add xfce?

R Kimber richardkimber at
Sat Mar 31 11:36:18 UTC 2012

On Fri, 30 Mar 2012 23:38:29 -0400
Sonny Golovine wrote:

> sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop
> This will install Xubuntu (XFCE) and all its related packages.

Is there any difference between installing standard Ubuntu + xfce, and
installing Xubuntu, apart from some unused files lying on disk in the
former case?

In other words, are there any advantages to having a standard Ubuntu
install, apart from the unity vs xfce desktop issue?

- Richard.
Richard Kimber
Political Science Resources

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