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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.



This article covers the best clock applications that work most efficiently on the Linux platforms and their distributions and are absolutely free, open-source, and reliable.

Alarms are one of the most required utilities in these times. It would not be wrong to say that if there are no alarms, suddenly there will be a giant halt to productivity. Many information technology firms and software solutions developers have proposed high-functioning clock platforms that not only offer a sleek, simple, and easy clock utility but also offer amazing and most efficient alarm features along with a list of other vast features enhancing overall user experience. 



This article covers how to enable a dark theme on a Linux Mint 20 system.


How to change themes in Linux Mint ?

1. Search for themes in the Menu and open the Themes applet (Theme Applet provides an easy way of installing and changing themes).

2. At the applet there's a "Add/Remove" button.

3. To install one, all it's needed to do is click on yours preferred one and wait for it to download. After that, the theme will be available at the "Desktop" option on the first page of the applet.

4. Now, double click on one of the installed themes to start using it.




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