Everyone must already know how much we here at Linux Library love Xfce, and the 4.10 release only strengthens the hold that Xfce holds over me at least. So here is a close look at…
This time we will look at the Xfce 4 dictionary which is naturally included with the Xfce 4 desktop. Use this tool to find detailed information about any words you specify.
Users can choose to search for words form a dictionary server, or an online web service. A convenient spell checking front-end is also included, that can work well with multiple back-end spell checking tools.
For Xfce 4 users that want some real control over their desktop they should turn to the Xfce 4 settings editor tool. All of the underlying options that may otherwise be hidden can all be found from here.
Settings Editor Details
The settings editor uses a simple and convenient interface that is similar to the GConf-Editor. All of your available settings are divided into easily understandable categories.
Configuring the Xfce 4 desktop is extremely simple, and all of your important configurations settings can be found in one easy to remember place. Xfce 4 uses the Xfce4-settings tool to handle all of these settings.
You can customize many aspects of your desktop, you can configure your hardware, you can even change your preferred applications when dealing with certain file types.
This is for all the users that want a closer look at all the extra little goodies and tools that are offered with the Xfce 4 desktop.
Xfce 4 has several extra tools that most users may be unaware of. You can install panel plugins, or any of the extra fun components that are provided. So for anyone that is interested, here are all the not-so core components of the Xfce 4 desktop environment.
For everyone that wants to know more about the application finder for the Xfce 4 desktop here it is. The coming 4.10 release is expected to bring some big changes to the application finder. They are planning to merge the xfce4-appfinder with xfrun4.
You can use the Xfce 4 application finder to find and launch installed applications on your system. This is a very convenient little tool for finding lost applications.
Be sure to check out all of the Xfce 4 desktop goodies as well, these are offered by the Xfce Goodies Project. Have a look at all the fun tools you might be missing out on.
The goodies package includes several useful panel plugins, many tools, and lots of cool desktop backgrounds also. So find out how to install this excellent package today.
Xfburn is a convenient CD and DVD burning applications for the Xfce desktop. You can also use the Xfburn tool to create images, audio CD’s, or data CD’s.
There might be several CD burning tools available for the Linux desktop, but like other Xfce applications Xfburn is also lightweight and well designed. The interface is easy to operate and even new users should have very little trouble.