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The Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment: A return to basics

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 64.112.212.188] on December 04, 2007 07:00 PM
Actually, I really like Linux projects where the attempt is made to do more with less, or use low resources to the fullest potential. It will be interesting where this project goes as it gets closer to 1.0 release. If distros like Puppy or DSL make it their default, I'm sure that would show some success in reaching their goals too.

Personally, I believe I will stick with my own rolled combinations like ion as my WM or fluxbox with add ons to give me icons on the screen or solutions rolled by the distros like the DSL and Puppy projects that give you lightweight desktops with a good amount of function without the bloat.

Open source offers so many choices, I have been able to find solutions for a multitude of tasks, LXDE might offer another great choice for that special solution I need some day.

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