Tag Archives: XFCE

Enable Shutdown and Restart for Remote Sessions

If you are connecting to an X Window session on one machine remotly from another machine running X Windows then by default you will not be able to shut down or reboot the system from the login screen, and will … Continue reading

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Installing Firefox and Thunderbird on a Raspberry Pi

Whilst the Mozilla project does not provide downloads for Firefox or Thunderbird for the Raspberry Pi that does not mean you can’t install them! The trick is knowing what the unbranded Open Source versions of these applications are called, these … Continue reading

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Installing XFCE

XFCE is a lightweight desktop environment that aims to be fast and responsive, while still retaining the user-friendly look and feel of a classic desktop. Since it is relatively lightweight it isn’t a bad alternative to LXDE on the Raspberry … Continue reading

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Remote Desktop using X Windows

A few weeks ago I posted an ‘interesting’ picture showing that is was possible to access the desktop on one machine from another – and then access another machine from the second and so on.

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