Xfce Installer

Install Xfce on Ubuntu for home, office or server

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This script installs Xfce desktop and a set of programs according to user needs starting from an Ubuntu Server base system

Main features

  • Unattended installation of the Xfce desktop and selected applications by user.
  • Error Log during the installation process.
  • Ability to shutdown, restart or show error log at the end of the installation process.
  • It offers a great variety of programs of different types.
  • Automatic configuration of applications to be ready to use them.
  • Multi-lingual support: english and spanish texts included in script.

Why use this script over other alternatives?

  • Not a distro. It's a script. Quick to download it and use it.
  • It's valid for homes, offices and servers.
  • It can be installed on different versions of Ubuntu: 12.04, 13.04 and 13.10.
  • Lower consumption of system hardware resources.
  • Greater customization of applications to install.
  • Ubuntu Server offers more maintenance period than a conventional Ubuntu desktop version.
  • Save configuration time after the installation proccess.
  • More dynamic, it offers applications from different desktops. Not limited only to Xfce desktop.
  • Modern desktop themes (Faenza icons and GreyBird theme).
  • Automatic installation of third-party repositories.



$ wget https://github.com/cesar-rgon/xfce-installer/archive/master.tar.gz
$ tar -xvf master.tar.gz
$ cd xfce-installer-master
$ sudo ./install.sh
Username screen Computer features Installation profiles Install LightDM Compressors - Uncompressors Development Downloads Desktop tools Games Multimedia Office System Internet Post-installation actions Installation summary