G'day - I tinkered with LXDE last night but came back to KDE, however I think I've broken something! See this picture ... :
for proof of what I now get on my KDE desktop (I moved the left edge of the KDE bar to the right so you can see the LXDE bar beneath). Both bars work fine (though I can't launch anything from the LXDE one because there's no menu widget there).
Linux Mint is a desktop-centric distribution based on Ubuntu Desktop, and Linux Mint LXDE is the edition that uses the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE). The latest release, Linux Mint 11 LXDE, was released August 16, 2011. This article present a review, the first for an LXDE-based Linux Mint edition on this website. The installation [...]
Linux Mint LXDE is the edition of Linux Mint, a distribution based on Ubuntu Desktop, that uses the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE), which, as the name suggest, is very well suited for computers with low hardware resources. The latest release is Linux Mint 12 LXDE. If you currently use another edition of Linux Mint [...]
My lubuntu desktop has become unusable: the normal desktop, handled (i think) by pcmanfm was replaced by an empty one, while pcmanfm became unstable: first used 100% of cpu, then would not be accessible at all, despite the fact that it is runing.
I have installed LXDE beside lubuntu-desktop and for a while in lxde all looked normal, but after several logins/logouts the
Can somebody clear this up for me please? I always thought LXDE comes without a compositor or an element that is present in other desktop environments (DE's) that causes other desktop environments to degrade desktop performance.
The Linux Critic: "Ever since I got up close and personal with LXDE a few months ago, I’ve had my eye out for a distro that had a solid instance of LXDE as its default desktop environment. LXDE is getting more press and more attention, but the number of distros that rely on LXDE is still pretty small."