Xubuntu is an official Ubuntu-based distribution that is using the Xfce graphical system. Xubuntu is designed for less powerful computers, or for users who need a powerful graphics system on high-performance computers.
Ubuntu uses GNOME graphical system as well as GNOME applications.
Xubuntu uses Xfce and little system resources. Xubuntu mainly uses GTK+ applications designed to use fewer resources than GNOME. Xubuntu has access to the same default repositories of applications as Ubuntu and can run most applications with minor graphical differences.
Xubuntu can be installed with one or two CDs, both of which require at least 1.5 GB of free hard… read more +