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Razor-qt Spin


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Razor-qt is a lightwight qt based desktop environment. It has been tailored for users who value simplicity, speed, and an intuitive interface. Unlike most desktop environments, Razor-qt also works fine with weak machines.


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Detailed Description

It contains a login manager, the Razor-qt desktop environment with Openbox as windowmanager, and a set of useful Qt based applications, like a filemanager, an image-viewer, a multimeda player, lightweight network configuration tools as well as other useful tools that make the daily desktop usage more comfortable.

Applications of Choice

Login Manager: LightDM with Razor LightDM-Greeter
Window Manager: Openbox
Network Manager: wicd-kde or qconnman and system-config-network
Browser: Arora
Filemanager: Dolphin or qtFM
Editor: JuffEd
Terminal: qterminal
Image Viewer: nomacs
Audio Player: Clementine
Video Player: UMplayer
Clipboard Manager: qlipper
Mixer: QasMixer
Power Management: PtBatterySystemTray
Printer Support: CUPS, system-config-printer

Theme / Style

oxygen and oxygen-gtk (for GTK applications)

Target Devices

  • Desktops
  • Netbooks
  • Nettops

Benefit to Fedora

Razor-qt is the first lightweight Qt based desktop environment. It works great on modern machines as well as on weaker hardware.

Kickstart File


ISO Name / FS Label

  • Fedora-%{ver}-%{arch}-Razor-qt
  • Fedora-%{ver}-%{arch}-Razor-qt-Live

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