I have a slower computer that I would like to use the Lubuntu desktop environment with. However, I do not want to install any of the software that is not related to the desktop environment. I am talking about programs like Abiword and Lubuntu Software Center.
Hey, I was wondering if someone could tell me what's going on with my desktop environments...
I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my ASUS laptop. Recently, I wanted to check out some other desktop environments ( kubuntu and xubuntu specifically ). I took the following steps to get each of these environments...
Aside from the GNOME 3 desktop environment, which is used in the main edition of Fedora 21, there are Spins that use other desktop environments. Notable among them is the KDE Spin. There are also Spins that use the LXDE, MATE and Xfce desktop environments. If you’re familiar with the most popular desktop environments in active development today, you must […]
Ubuntu originally has several available desktop environments to be chosen during login (like Gnome and Unity). I want to install others like KDE, LXDE, XFCE, etc.
I wonder if installing many other desktop environments/user interfaces will slow down the system? Or they are static files reside on the disk, and no effect on the system when their corresponding desktop environment are not used?
If you’re not happy with the default desktop environment (Unity shell on GNOME3) in Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal), then you can try installing some alternative desktop such as MATE, Cinnamon, KDE etc or a lightweight desktop environment such as XFCE.
Why go for a Lightweight Desktop Environment ?
low resource requirements (it can also run smooth on older computers)
Hello. I was wondering if it is possible to build a desktop environment out of a window manager, or use attributes from another desktop environment to put into your own. I'm looking into building a distro, and I need to get a few things straight.
By Marcos Aguilar
With the arrival of Gnome3 and Ubuntu 11.04 with Unity, it is necessary to clarify two concepts that are different and that tend to generate confusion: Desktop Environment and Window Manager.
(GNOME, KDE, XFCE, LXDE)
What a desktop environment does is bring together different X clients and use them to create a common graphical user environment and a developmen