Korora Xfce is a free distribution of Linux, a custom edition of this Fedora-based operating system that uses the lightweight Xfce desktop environment and a great selection of open source applications.

Distributed as Live DVD images for the mainstream architectures

The Xfce edition of Korora Linux is available for download as Live DVD ISO images, supporting only 64-bit (x86_64) instruction set architectures. The ISOs must be written on DVD discs or USB flash drives of 2GB or higher capacity in order to boot them from the BIOS of a PC.

Boot options

The boot menu of the Live DVD ISO images is identical with the one used on all Korora editions, as well as many other Fedora respins. It allows you to start the live environment with default drivers and boot options or in safe graphics mode, perform a system memory diagnostic test, boot an existing operating system from the first disk, as well as to check the integrity of the bootable medium (only if booting from a DVD disc).

Low-on-resources desktop environment powered by Xfce

As mentioned, the distribution comes with a low-on-resources desktop environment that is both traditional and attractive, powered by Xfce. It uses a top panel for quick access to installed applications, as well as a bottom dock (application launcher). In addition, an intuitive and innovative welcome screen will help you learn more about this Korora editions.

A great selection of open source applications

The distribution comes with a great selection of open source applications, among which we can mention ownCloud client, GIMP image editor, RawTherapee RAW image editor, Shotwell image viewer and organizer, Inkscape vector graphics editor, Ekiga softphone, Mozilla Firefox web browser, LibreOffice office suite, Liferea news reader, and Mozilla Thunderbird email and news client.

Bottom line

Summing up, Korora Xfce provides users with yet another lightweight edition of this Fedora-based Linux operating system. We strongly recommend you to also check out some other Korora editions, with the Cinnamon, MATE, GNOME and KDE desktop environments.