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Revision as of 13:05, 9 January 2010


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.

Past Releases

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

F12 LXDE Spin 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

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Custom branding

Already done by Mo.

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