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[News] Debian Lenny Tested with LXDE (Desktop Environment), Other Linux DEs Tested

  • Subject: [News] Debian Lenny Tested with LXDE (Desktop Environment), Other Linux DEs Tested
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2009 00:16:57 +0000
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
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Debian and LXDE

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| In any case, the combination Debian (testing) + LXDE is lightning fast. I 
| haven’t timed anything yet, but it feels even faster than my Arch install, 
| even using ext3. Okay, at the moment it doesn’t boot into X yet, I have to 
| start it manually. Wireless hasn’t been configured yet, sound doesn’t work 
| yet, and I have to install most of the applications I need…but man, it’s 
| fast.     


Experimenting with Alternate Desktop Managers

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| There is a lot more to desktops than what I have considered so far here - 
| primarily the look and feel, menus, applets and configurability. Gnome and 
| KDE come with a whole range of utilities and applications, from CD/DVD 
| burners to Office suites, to graphic programs, file managers, web browsers, 
| mail and calendar managers, and much more. These lightweight desktop systems 
| generally don't include nearly as much, but they can often use programs and 
| utilities from either Gnome or KDE to supplement what they have.      



Taking LXDE For a Test Drive

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| I found LXDE to a pretty nice desktop environment. It’s certainly fast, comes
| with a reasonable amount of good quality tools, and a nice appearance.
| There’s room for improvement, however, particularly when it comes to
| configuration. I would count it as a good option for recent Windows converts,
| particularly those with older hardware that might have trouble running a
| beefier desktop such as Gnome or KDE. Has it pulled me away from my beloved
| Window Maker? I don’t think so, but it’s progressing nicely and I’d love to
| see what the developers come up with down the road.


Sidux Linux with LXDE - First Impressions

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| I am still new to Sidux and LXDE but I will give it a throrough test.  I use
| my Thinkpad for much of my work when I travel Saigon by motorbike.


Trying out LXDE

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| This is my first time to try out LXDE. I am curious about it and there are
| certain things that I am glad are in LXDE. For one thing, Alt+F2 also pops up
| a run dialog box so I could type the name of the application I want to run.
| There are even suggestions as to what I could run when I typed the first how
| many letters of the application’s name.


Lighten up your desktop.

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| For those of you who have older machinery or just wish to extract every ounce
| of speed from your machine there is a new offering that has just hit the
| Debian Lenny repositories. It is called LXDE. You can find more information
| about it from their web site here.

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