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Running XFCE on the N800

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Earlier this week, an intrepid Internet Tablet Talk forum member with the handle "Penguinbait" managed to get KDE running on the Nokia N800 web tablet. Yesterday, Penguinbait followed up with instructions for installing XFCE and then offered a script to automate the process.

In the discussion thread for the journal post about the N800 KDE port, Ars reader Seablade informed us that Carsten "Rasterman" Haitzler ported the Enlightenment e17 environment to the N800 in June. Haitzler has previously ported the lightweight e17 environment to the PS3 in collaboration with Linux distributor Terra Soft. When we interviewed Haitzler last year, he explained that "e17 shines in raw efficiency."

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