"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 donâ€™t tightly integrate every component.
Instead, we tried to make all components independent, and each of
them can be used independently with few dependencies.
"Lightweight, runs with reasonable memory usage
"Fast, runs well even on older machines produced in 1999
"Good-looking, gtk+ 2 internationalized user interface..."