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This article covers how to install the XFCE desktop environment on Rocky Linux 8. In fact, Xfce is a lightweight desktop environment for UNIX-like operating systems designed to run fine on minimal system resources ie (small memory footprint and CPU usage) while being visually appealing and user friendly.


Main features of Xfce:

  • Display Manager – Xfce display manager is called LightDM.
  • File Manager – called Thunar.
  • Favorites bar – A single icon on the left of the panel that displays favorites, recent applications and application menu.
  • Panels – A single panel located on the top of the window.
  • System Tray – A set of icons on the right side of the panel.
  • Windows Manager – The specialized Xfwm, which utilizes its own compositor manager.




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