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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 ==
Fedora LXDE Spin - Fedora for systems with limited resources
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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.
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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 ==
* Name: [[User:Cwickert|Christoph Wickert]]
 
* Added: [[User:Kam|Kam Salisbury]]
 
* (feel free to add yourself)
 
  
== Current status ==
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* Targeted release: [[Releases/11| Fedora 11]]  
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* Last updated: 2009-01-04
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* Name: [[User:Cwickert|Christoph Wickert]]
* Percentage of completion: 50% (we have a working kickstart file here and are doing final tweaks)
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* email: <cwickert@fedoraproject.org>
  
 
== Detailed Description ==
 
== Detailed Description ==
The Fedora LXDE spin is meant to be a lightweight but yet complete desktop based on LXDE, the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment. For more information about LXDE please visit the [[Features/LXDE|  LXDE wiki page]] .
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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|  LXDE wiki page]] and the [[Features/LXDE|  LXDE Feature page]] .
  
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==
 
== 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.
 
  
== Scope ==
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Some package reviews, livecd
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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.
  
== Test Plan ==
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== Kickstart File ==
  
# get the kickstart file accepted by the spin SIG and add it to the [[SIGs/Spins/KickstartPool|KickstartPool]]
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* http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=spin-kickstarts.git;a=blob_plain;f=fedora-livecd-lxde.ks;hb=F-16
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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
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== ISO Name / FS Label ==
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* ISO name: Fedora-$release-$arch-Live-LXDE
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* FS-Label: Fedora-$release-$arch-LXDE
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== Dependencies ==
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* packages not yet in Fedora (link to the review page if there is one)
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* features that need to be accepted before this Spin can use them
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* features that need to be completed before this Spin can use them
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* any other dependency you can think of, items to be completed
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* none, everything is in Fedora already
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== Scope / Testing ==
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* what you are changing (anything you change that might break the product or the applications on your product)
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# Run [[JeremyKatz/SpinChecklist#Testing_of_the_Spin| basic spin testing]]
 
# Run [[JeremyKatz/SpinChecklist#Testing_of_the_Spin| basic spin testing]]
# Get the missing packages into Rawhide
 
# Release alpha and beta releases in sync with Fedora 11 via torrent for testing
 
 
# 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]]
# Work with Fedora QA to ensure that we have sufficient coverage
 
# Spin should be released with F-11
 
  
== User Experience ==
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== Spins Page ==
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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Screenshots: [[Features/LXDE#Screenshots Fedora]], [http://lxde.org/image_galleries/screenshots Upstream]
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=== Slogan ===
  
== Package Selection Proposal ==
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In addition to [[Features/LXDE#Detailed_Description|  the packages already provided by LXDE]]  here is a proposal for packages for the livecd.
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{| style="t1" rowclass="th" tablewidth="97%"
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|-
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| Terminal Emulator || [http://gnomefiles.org/app.php/Lxterminal LXTerminal]  || X || [http://roxterm.sourceforge.net/ roxterm], xterm || X
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|-
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| Web Browser || [http://software.twotoasts.de/?page=midori Midori]  || X || [http://kazehakase.sourceforge.jp/ Kazehakase], [http://www.muhri.net/skipstone/ Skipstone] || X/-
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|-
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| Email Client || [http://sylpheed.sraoss.jp/en/ sylpheed]  || X || claws-mail || X
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| Instant Messaging || [http://ayttm.sourceforge.net/ ayttm]? ||  ||  ||
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|-
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| IRC || [http://lostirc.sourceforge.net/ lostirc]  || X || xchat || X
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|-
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| Bittorrent || [http://www.transmissionbt.com transmission]  || X || bittorrent-gui, [http://code.google.com/p/linkage/ linkage]  || X
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|-
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| Office || abiword, gnumeric || X || [http://siag.nu/ Siag Office]  ||
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| Calendar || [http://www.day-planner.org/ dayplanner]  || X ||  ||
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| Address Book || [http://gfa.sourceforge.net gfa ]  || X ||  ||
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|-
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| Document Viewer || [http://trac.emma-soft.com/epdfview/ E-PDF]  || X || gv || X
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|-
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| Audio Player || [http://www.sacredchao.net/quodlibet/ quodlibet], [http://wiki.lxde.org/en/LXMusic lxmusic] || X/- || audacious, [http://eina.sourceforge.net/ eina] || X/-
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| Movie Player || [http://xinehq.de/ gxine]  || X || [http://home.gna.org/whaawmp/ whaawmp] ||
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|-
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| CD Ripper || [http://littlesvr.ca/asunder/ asunder]  || X || [http://nostatic.org/grip/ grip]  || X
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|-
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| Disc Burning || [http://gnomebaker.sourceforge.net/ gnomebaker] ? || X || [http://graveman.tuxfamily.org/ graveman]  || orphaned
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| Image manipulation || [http://mtpaint.sourceforge.net/ mtpaint] || X || [[http://mypaint.intilinux.com/ MyPaint]] || X
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| Login Manager || [http://slim.berlios.de/ SLiM]  || X || xdm || X
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| Calculator || [http://galculator.sourceforge.net/ galculator]  || X || xcalc || X
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| Clipboard Manager || [http://code.google.com/p/xyhthyx/ parcellite]  || X || ||
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| Wireless || NetworkManager-gnome  ||  || [http://wicd.sourceforge.net/ wicd], [http://wifi-radar.systemimager.org/ Wifi Radar]  ||
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|}
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Please add your suggestions at [[Talk:Features/LXDESpin#Proposed_applications]]
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== Dependencies ==
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Lighter, faster, less resource hungry.
* [[Features/LXDE]] (done)
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* [[SIGs/Spins/SpinSubmissionProcess]]
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* Some new LXDE apps that should be in the final spin
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**[https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=475823 Reviev Requirest: menu-cache]
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**[https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=477719 Reviev Requirest: lxsession-edit]
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**[https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=478668 Reviev Requirest: lxmusic]
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== Contingency Plan ==
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=== Spin description ===
* Don't ship the spin
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== Documentation ==
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Most of the packages ship their own manpages and are well documented
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Upstream documentation:
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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.
* http://lxde.org/faq.html
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* http://wiki.lxde.org/
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* http://wiki.lxde.org/en/Fedora
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== Release Notes ==
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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.
tbd
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== Comments and Discussion ==
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=== Screenshot ===
  
* feel free to add a comment at [[Talk:Features/LXDESpin]]
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[https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/File:Lxde-spin-f12-screenshot.png F12 LXDE Spin Screenshot]
  
== References ==
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=== Download tab ===
  
* LXDE Forum - Lightweight applications list: http://forum.lxde.org/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=9
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* Xfce Wiki - List of recommended applications: http://wiki.xfce.org/recommendedapps
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* tuxmachines.org - Top 5 Tiny Distros: http://www.tuxmachines.org/node/26480
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* DeviceGuru - Getting to know Ubuntu Lite: http://www.deviceguru.com/getting-to-know-ubuntu-lite/
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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.
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== Comments and Discussion ==
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* See [[Talk:LXDE Spin]]
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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