Thanks for the tip.
So far I’m liking the snappiness of XFCE. Fast, low resource demands so far.
How much of that will I lose with KDE in your experience?
What else do I gain with KDE?
Is swapping back and for a pretty safe endeavor, without breaking my system, or losing my settings?
I don’t see much difference between the two, even on machines with low
resources. Sometimes I see KDE using less than XFCE.
You’ll lose almost nothing and gain a good deal - far easier to control
and customise, and works far better with Qubes - look at the thread
There are bugs - the sys-net icon is blank, or coloured in 4.1. The
stock menu is not customisable in 4.1 - this is a pain because it is
in 4.0, which is a core benefit.
I don’t use the menu a great deal,and I haven’t tried the new menu as yet.
It’s simple to switch back and forth - you just select one or other at
I never presume to speak for the Qubes team.
the login screen. You wont lose or break anything. (It’s possible to do
this while Qubes are running.)
When I comment in the Forum or in the mailing lists I speak for myself.