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This part of my life is called Xfce


I have been using gnome for some times now, and I feel like I want to experience other X Window. I have used Fluxbox in the past, but it was affecting my productivity, so I never really made the switch.

This time, I will try Xfce for a little while. We used to have this window manager at McGill, and it is very light, and fast.

The cool thing about xfce is that I can setup a transparent shell on the background.

Here is a picture:

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