Xfce4 is a GTK-based desktop environment aiming to be fast and lightweight. It works on most devices with a working display, and runs fine without hardware acceleration. Uses latest Xfce version packages from Alpine repository.
Nexus 5x running Xfce4
User interface: xfce4
Extra packages: xf86-video-vesa mesa-egl
Note: As the on-screen keyboard is not displayed on demand automatically, it's best to add it to autostart.
Better (touch) usability
- Rotate the display and touch to horizontal using Display guide.
- To hide the cursor, edit
- Change the scaling settings to 2x in
Window Managersettings, choose font size of about 16.
Panelsettings, increasing panel height, and setting panels to hide
Intelligently, will make them easier to interact with, without losing effective screen real estate.
lxdmto get restart options in power manager.
Window Manager Tweaksin settings to get faster experience.
- In panel setting, change the mode to
Deskbarand remove other plugins.
FileManagersettings, shortcut pane icon size to 48 px and enable
Single Clickin Behavior section.
- Use CoreApps as they work best on horizontal screens.
thunar-volmanfor mounting drives and drive management