I like Bluefish text editor but want to make sure it doesn't have a huge set of libraries that will swamp my small computer. I'm using Xubuntu 13.10.

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    ...I guess your question is mainly if Bluefish it is too heavy, rather than if it is compatible with XFce? Feb 28, 2014 at 20:59
  • Yes, you're right, Jacob.
    – user250093
    Feb 28, 2014 at 22:39

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If you want to know what bluefish depends on and what it will install, search the application in synaptic and right click on it's name. In Properties you will see all dependencies and the size of the application.

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