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openSUSE-LXDE live CD now ready!

Posted by madhavkobal on 02/09/2009

“Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment”, is an extremely fast, performing and energy saving desktop environment. It is maintained by an international community of developers and comes with a beautiful interface, multi-language support, standard keyboard short cuts and additional features like tabbed file browsing. LXDE uses less CPU and less RAM. It is especially designed for cloud computers with low hardware specifications like netbooks, mobile devices (e.g. MIDs) or older computers. LXDE can be installed with distributions like Ubuntu or Debian. It provides a fast desktop experience connecting easily with applications in the cloud. LXDE supports a wealth of programs, that can be installed with Linux systems locally. The source code of LXDE is licensed partly under the terms of the General Public License and partly under the LGPL.


It needs less CPU and performs extremely well with reasonable memory.
It runs well even on older computers produced in 1999.
Energy saving
It requires less energy to perform tasks to other systems on the market.
Simply Beautiful
It includes an internationalized and polished user interface powered by GTK+ 2.
Easy to use
It provides a choice to use the simple eeepc like Launcher user interface or a MS Windows like application panel.
It is easy to customize the look and feel of LXDE.
Additional Features
It offers additional features like tabbed file browsing or menu run dialogs known from operating systems like Mac OS. Icons of new applications show up after install on desktop.
Desktop independent
Every component can be used independently from other components of LXDE offering the flexibility to use LXDE parts with different Unix like systems.

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