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= LXDE Spin =
 
= LXDE Spin =
  
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{{Message | The LXDE Spin is available for download at [http://spins.fedoraproject.org/lxde/ http://spins.fedoraproject.org/lxde/]}}
 
== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
  
 
<!-- A sentence or two summarizing what this spin is and what it will do.  This information is used for the overall spins summary page for each release. -->
 
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The Fedora LXDE spin is meant to be a lightweight but yet complete desktop based on [http://lxde.org LXDE], the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment.  
 
The Fedora LXDE spin is meant to be a lightweight but yet complete desktop based on [http://lxde.org LXDE], the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment.  
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=Past Releases=
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* [{{fullurl:LXDE_Spin|oldid=187464}} Fedora 14]
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* [{{fullurl:LXDE_Spin|oldid=176936}} Fedora 13]
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* [{{fullurl:LXDE_Spin|oldid=134640}} Fedora 12]
  
 
== Owner ==
 
== Owner ==
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== Kickstart File ==
 
== Kickstart File ==
  
* http://cwickert.fedorapeople.org/kickstarts/fedora-livecd-lxde.ks
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* http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=spin-kickstarts.git;a=blob_plain;f=fedora-livecd-lxde.ks;hb=F-16
* http://cwickert.fedorapeople.org/kickstarts/fedora-livecd-lxde-de_DE.ks
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Localized versions:
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* http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=spin-kickstarts.git;a=blob_plain;f=l10n/fedora-livecd-lxde-de_DE.ks;hb=F-16
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* http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=spin-kickstarts.git;a=blob_plain;f=l10n/fedora-livecd-lxde-de_CH.ks;hb=F-16
  
 
== ISO Name / FS Label ==
 
== ISO Name / FS Label ==
 
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<!-- While the name of the .iso file is not, the filesystem label is limited to 32 characters. Choose a name for the .iso, and a name for the fs-label. Mandatory is "Fedora", the release number, and the architecture. Example: ISO name: Fedora-11-x86_64-Education-Math FS-Label: ''Fedora-11-x86_64-Edu-Math''. -->
 
* ISO name: Fedora-$release-$arch-Live-LXDE
 
* ISO name: Fedora-$release-$arch-Live-LXDE
* FS-Label: Fedora-$release-$arch-LXDE  
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* FS-Label: Fedora-$release-$arch-LXDE
  
 
== Dependencies ==
 
== Dependencies ==
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* any other dependency you can think of, items to be completed
 
* any other dependency you can think of, items to be completed
 
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* <s>[[Features/LXDE]]</s> (done)
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* none, everything is in Fedora already
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=512264  Bug 512264 -  SELinux blocks SLiM]
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== Scope / Testing ==
 
== Scope / Testing ==
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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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Lighter, faster, less resource hungry.
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=== Spin description ===
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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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[https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/File:Lxde-spin-f12-screenshot.png F12 LXDE Spin Screenshot]
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=== Download tab ===
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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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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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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 ==
  
* See [[Talk:Features/LXDESpin]]
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* See [[Talk:LXDE Spin]]
 
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[[Category:Spins_Ready_For_Wrangler]]
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[[Category:Spins_Fedora_16]]
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[[Category:Spins_Fedora_15]]
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[[Category:Spins_Fedora_12]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 00:47, 25 October 2011


Contents

[edit] LXDE Spin

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The LXDE Spin is available for download at http://spins.fedoraproject.org/lxde/

[edit] Summary

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

[edit] Past Releases

[edit] Owner

[edit] 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 .

[edit] 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.

[edit] Kickstart File

Localized versions:

[edit] ISO Name / FS Label

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

[edit] Dependencies

  • none, everything is in Fedora already

[edit] Scope / Testing

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

[edit] Spins Page

[edit] Slogan

Lighter, faster, less resource hungry.

[edit] 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.

[edit] Screenshot

F12 LXDE Spin Screenshot

[edit] 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.

[edit] Support tab

IRC:

Mailing lists:

Forums:

Wikis:

[edit] Custom branding

Already done by Mo.

[edit] Comments and Discussion