# yum install @"XFCE"
log out, and select “XFCE 4” from the Session menu on the login screen.
I finished switching in under 10 minutes, including getting everything configured right. And it basically just works far more like a desktop should.
Now there is just one bug I wish they would fix … http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5573