[xubuntu-users] Yet more Newbie questions :)

Jeffrey B. Layton laytonjb at charter.net
Thu May 29 18:52:18 UTC 2008

Sorry for being a pain,

I got Openoffice installed (that's everyone!). It's using JRE which
I don't care for, but at this point at least it functions :)

So now I'm starting to play with XFCE to see what I can do.
Not to cause any problems, but I like the desktop at
Dreamlinux (www.dreamlinux.com.br) which I think uses
Compiz. I followed Vincent's instructions for installing and
running Compiz, but it wouldn't work. I think it's because I'm
using an old SIS chipset (SIS 630?). But the funny part is that
I can run the DreamLinux desktop (differences in the Compiz

So I started looking around at Docks that kind of sort of look
like the Mac OS X one. I found Simdock and installed it. Has
anyone configured it on their desktop? How can I replace the
panel in XFCE to use Simdock?

Third question (last one for today I think) - I was looking around
for E17. I could only find e16 and "enlightenment" but I didn't
find e17. Does anyone know where I could find e17? Also, if
I install it, will gdm pick it up so I can just choose from the



P.S. So far I think Xubuntu is just great! I've been a Redhat person
for a long time and Xubuntu is just great for my little old laptop!
Very easy to use and the wireless setup is great!

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