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LXDE--Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment for Ubuntu

Jul 08, 2008, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to david for this link. ]

"LXDE is a new project aimed to provide a new desktop environment which is lightweight and fast. It's not designed to be powerful and bloated, but to be usable and slim enough, and keep the resource usage low. Different from other desktop environments, we don’t tightly integrate every component. Instead, we tried to make all components independent, and each of them can be used independently with few dependencies.

"LXDE Features

  • "Lightweight, runs with reasonable memory usage
  • "Fast, runs well even on older machines produced in 1999
  • "Good-looking, gtk+ 2 internationalized user interface..."

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