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How To Properly Remove LXDE And Install XFCE On Raspbian (Debian For Raspberry Pi)

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Raspberry Pi is an ARM single-board computer having the size of a credit card, created to help the users to understand a computer’s architecture and do basic programming. The most popular ARM operating

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LXQt Will Be Lightweight Enough To Be A Solution For Computer With Modest Specs

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the LXDE developers have started the porting of their LXDE desktop environment to Qt, the new project being called LXQt. While LXDE is based on GTK+2, the developers have decided to port LXDE

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Lubuntu 14.10 Will Be Still Using LXDE As The Default Desktop Environment (And Not LXQt)

Hello Linux Geeksters. The development of Lubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn has already started. As you may already know, the LXDE developers are porting their desktop environment to Qt, the new project being called LXQt. (If you want to test LXQt

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LXDE-Qt May Join The KDE Group

As you may know, the development of LXDE was very slow in the past years, so the developers of LXDE, in collaboration with the Razor-Qt team have decided to rewrite the entire desktop environment with Qt, renaming the project LXDE-Qt.

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LXDE Desktop Environment Gets Rewritten in Qt

The lightweight LXDE desktop environment, for now developed in GTK2, will be rewritten by using the Qt tool-kit (not with GTK3, as it should be logic). In collaboration with the RazorQt team, the developers use Qt4 to rebuild LXDE, but

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PCLinuxOS “Full Monty” Has Been Released

PCLinuxOS “Full Monty” has been released today. PCLinuxOS uses Debian and Ubuntu’s apt package manager, and synaptic, a GUI for apt, but works with RPM packages, not deb, like Debian. Among the specific PCLinuxOS tools, it has a script called

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Lubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander Replaces Chromium With Firefox, As The Default Browser

Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander switches Mozilla Firefox with Chromium, as its default internet browser. And Lubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander (Ubuntu 13.10 with LXDE) sets Mozilla Firefox the default internet browser, instead of Chromium, which was the default internet navigator since

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How To Install LXDE On Linux Mint 15 and Ubuntu 13.04

Hello Linux Geeksters. In this article I will show you how to install LXDE on Linux Mint 15 Olivia and Ubuntu 13.04. Because Linux Mint 15 Olivia comes by default only with Cinnamon and Mate, some users may want to

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OpenSUSE Considers To Drop LXDE In Favour Of E17

The OpenSUSE team thinks of dropping the LXDE desktop environment and switch to Enlightenment 17 (E17), because LXDE has not been updated in a long time, and E17 is actively maintained. “I’d like to make E17 available for openSUSE users

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