LXDE Spin

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# Test installs from livecd and usb, test livecdcreator
 
# Test installs from livecd and usb, test livecdcreator
 
# [[Features/LXDE#Things_to_test| Things to test on LXDE]]
 
# [[Features/LXDE#Things_to_test| Things to test on LXDE]]
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== Spins Page ==
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=== Slogan ===
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<!-- A slogan for the spin to serve as the heading for the home page. -->
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Lighter, faster, less resource hungry.
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=== Spin description ===
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<!-- At least a paragraph describing what the spin is used for, who the spin is for, what unique features it has – that kind of information.  This will also go on the home tab. -->
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LXDE, the "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.
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LXDE is not designed to be powerful and bloated, but to be usable and slim and keep the resource usage low. It is especially designed for computers with low hardware specifications like netbooks, mobile devices (e.g. MIDs) or older computers.
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=== Screenshot ===
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=== Download tab ===
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<!-- For the downloads tab, if you’d like custom text to describe the spin download, add it here. Otherwise the defaults from this mockup will be used: https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/c/ce/Spin-details-download.png -->
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The Fedora LXDE spin is meant to be a lightweight but yet complete desktop based on LXDE, the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment. LXDE is a modern but lightweight desktop including a panel, desktop icons and a file manager together with a collection of lightweight applications for every day needs.
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=== Support tab ===
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<!-- What IRC channels or other live support options do users have for the spin (if any), what mailing lists / forums / non-live support options users have for the spin (if any), and what documentation would you like to highlight to new users?  This will go on the support tab.  Here’s an example: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/File:Spin-details-support.png  -->
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IRC:
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* #lxde on oftc.net: irc://irc.oftc.net/lxde
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* #fedora on freenode.net: irc://irc.freenode.net/fedora
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Mailing lists:
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* LXDE-list: https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/lxde-list
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* Fedora-list: https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-list
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Forums:
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* LXDE Forum: http://forum.lxde.org
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* Fedora Forum: http://www.fedoraforum.org/
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Wikis:
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* LXDE in the Fedora wiki: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/LXDE
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* LXDE wiki: http://wiki.lxde.org
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* Fedora in the LXDE wiki: http://wiki.lxde.org/en/Fedora
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=== Custom branding ===
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<!-- Some custom branding for each spin, so the different spins pages are distinguishable from one another.  You can see
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in this KDE spin mockup at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Website_redesign_2009/Mockups/Spins.fpo#Spins_Details:_Home_Page
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The bar above the tabs that has the KDE logo.  Please let us know what kind of graphic you’d like for your spin. -->
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Already done by Mo.
  
 
== Comments and Discussion ==
 
== Comments and Discussion ==

Revision as of 21:33, 13 October 2009


Contents

LXDE Spin

Summary

The Fedora LXDE spin is meant to be a lightweight but yet complete desktop based on LXDE, the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment.

Owner

Detailed Description

LXDE is a modern but lightweight desktop including a panel, desktop icons and a file manager together with a collection of lightweight applications for every day needs. For more information about LXDE please visit the LXDE wiki page and the LXDE Feature page .

Benefit to Fedora

Current Fedora installs need a lot of disk space and resources. This is an attempt to make Fedora suitable for older and smaller machines like Netbooks or the XO.

Kickstart File

Localized versions:

ISO Name / FS Label

  • ISO name: Fedora-$release-$arch-Live-LXDE
  • FS-Label: Fedora-$release-$arch-LXDE

Dependencies

Scope / Testing

  1. Run basic spin testing
  2. Test installs from livecd and usb, test livecdcreator
  3. Things to test on LXDE

Spins Page

Slogan

Lighter, faster, less resource hungry.

Spin description

LXDE, the "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 is not designed to be powerful and bloated, but to be usable and slim and keep the resource usage low. It is especially designed for computers with low hardware specifications like netbooks, mobile devices (e.g. MIDs) or older computers.

Screenshot

Download tab

The Fedora LXDE spin is meant to be a lightweight but yet complete desktop based on LXDE, the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment. LXDE is a modern but lightweight desktop including a panel, desktop icons and a file manager together with a collection of lightweight applications for every day needs.

Support tab

IRC:

Mailing lists:

Forums:

Wikis:

Custom branding

Already done by Mo.

Comments and Discussion