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Xfce 运行于 80 多个 UNIX-like 发行版. Below is a short list of the distributions that use Xfce as their primary, default Desktop Environment(DE) as well as their minimum system requirements for installation.


Xubuntu 是一个社区开发的,基于Ubuntu的Linux操作系统。它的最低要求是:

  • CPU: 500Mhz+
  • 内存: 256MiB+ (Desktop/LiveCD版) - 推荐 512MiB
  • 磁盘空间: 5GB
  • 显卡和分辨率为800×600显示器


Kwort 是一个基于 slackware 的操作系统,亮点是 Xfce4 桌面,带有 Kwort 自己的网络管理器和 kpkg 软件包管理器。其最小系统需求为:

  • CPU: PC i686 或以上。
  • 内存:16 M 用于基本系统(最少)。32 M 用于桌面(最少),推荐 64Mb。
  • 磁盘空间:200 M 用于基本系统,1.5 G 用于完整的桌面(包含 Openoffice 2.0)

Luit Linux (which uses Xfce)

Luit Linux “is a small bootable live CD distribution based on KNOPPIX and DamnSmall Linux. Mission is to make a small compact live distribution with tools and applications for day to day needs, without compromising on its looks and feel and ease of use.” Its minimum requirements are:

  • CPU: Intel Pentium I
  • 内存: 32 Mb


Mythbuntu is “an official Ubuntu flavor focused upon setting up a standalone MythTV based PVR system.Mythbuntu uses the XFCE desktop. All unnecessary standard Ubuntu applications such as LibreOffice, Evolution, and a full Gnome desktop are not installed in a default Mythbuntu install” Its minimum requirements are:

  • CPU: 1.0 GHz x86 or x86_64 Processor
  • 内存: 512 MB 系统内存 (RAM)
  • 磁盘空间: 2 GB 磁盘空间 (Frontend Role) / 10GB + 1.5GB/hour for storage of SD material (Backend Role)
  • Graphics card capable of 1024×768 resolution (if using VDPAU, 256MB minimum)
  • Supported TV Tuner Card (Backend Role)


以下内存使用测试是在 OpenSuse 11.4 笔记本和此脚本上获得的。

  • Runlevel 3 : 33 M
  • 带 kdm4 登录画面 (且没有已打开的会话) : 115 M
  • TWM 会话 : 80 M
  • IceWM 会话 : 83 M
  • Xfce 4.8 会话 : 133 M
  • KDE 4.6.0 : 280 M