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Lubuntu Netbook Remix: A Look

May 20, 2010, 12:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christopher Tozzi)

"Ubuntu Netbook Remix is not the only game in town for users looking for an Ubuntu interface that caters to the small screens (and, in some cases, touchscreens) of netbooks. Lubuntu also offers its own version of the "netbook remix." Read on for a look.

"Back in February, we wrote a couple reviews of Lubuntu, the lightweight Ubuntu variant based on the LXDE desktop environment. But we got too wrapped up with Lucid's release and other pressing business to take a look at Lubuntu Netbook Remix. Why LNR matters

"If you read this blog very often, you know that I tend to write stuff off as insignificant, because I'm pessimistic like that. It would be typical of me to conclude that no one will ever use LNR, because Ubuntu Netbook Remix (and its next-generation cousin, Unity, which I wrote about last week) already fills its niche adequately."

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