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LXDE: Resource-Friendly Desktop Environment for X

Jun 24, 2009, 23:18 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thom Holwerda)

"The Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment, or LXDE as it's more commonly known, really takes its 'lightweightness' seriously. They claim that LXDE's minimum hardware specifications are only slightly higher than that of Windows 98, consuming only 45MB of memory after boot. Any Pentium II processor should be capable enough of running LXDE, and thanks to it being ported to ARM and MIPS as well, it can serve a whole range of machines, like the Chinese MIPS netbooks."

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