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    Ubuntu vs. Xubuntu

    So, i'm quite a noob, but digging the .deb world of gnu/linux. I quite like Ubuntu, but as many, am not fond of some policies the distro is supporting and continuing, but also as a fan of dropdown menu - Is Xubuntu really, as someone on another boards stated - Ubuntu without the bull***t?

    Thanks in advance!

    (no flame bait intended, so please be civil, i'm just asking).

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    Feb 2008
    The main difference between Ubuntu and Xubuntu is the Desktop Environment (Unity and Xfce, respectively).
    You may notice a slight difference in the choices of default applications as Xubuntu may try to avoid installing any unwanted dependencies.

    Other than that, they are the same system under the hood.

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