It is the only desktop that I use anymore. Also, it appears to run very well on different distributions. Right now I run mostly WattOS, which will be soon coming out with a new release, R6 - 64-bit. R5 (64-bit) is very clean and fast, and the WattOS developer personally answers questions on the Watt forum....like it so much that I'm thinking about running it on my desktop.
May 23rd, 2012 at 12:30 pm
Will the next KDE and Xfce (and possibly Fluxbox) editions be based on Maya, or will they finally be migrated to LMDE?
Edit by Clem: Mint 13 will feature KDE and Xfce editions."
3fRI wrote:Among the alternatives I favor are #!
gosa wrote:- There won't be an official LXDE version of Maya.
lxde-core lxappearance lxappearance-obconf lxterminal xarchiver lxrandr arandr lxdm lxde-icon-theme gstreamer0.10-gnomevfs
seppalta wrote:I have been running LXDE desktop on the 64-bit Mint 13 Mate operating system for a few days now. With one exception everything seems to be working as it should and is very fast. ...
Your welcome. I think it is going to be a great operating system. It may have a little extra weight but anyone considering a 64-bit system should have adequate resources to basically just store a few extra libraries. It certainly has that Mint smoothness and reliability. I already did a remastersys and installed my com@seppalta - Thanks for this write-up.
nightcap wrote:Seems the non-LXDE13 deal is done. Great shame. LXDE 12 is a trim, terrific version that works really well. No doubt Clem & team envisage MATE/Cinnamon as the future.
nightcap wrote:Might look at Lubuntu or similar instead in the future......
I think this may be more a function of the browser-system combination, than just the operating system. Firefox and the latest Lubuntu do not work well together, which is probably why Lubuntu comes with Chromium. WattOS comes with Midori, which has been greatly improved and is very light and fast. However, it has some little things like not displaying bookmark icons well which I do not like. Otherwise, WattOS R5 has been just as smooth and light as Mint LXDE....in terms of web browsing. Lubuntu, for me, was subject to frequent random hangs which on LM12 LXDE are a rarity (not altogether vanished, though).
nunol wrote:I understand that Mint can't have a edition for all DE/WM available but it's a shame that the LXDE edition it's cut on a LTS. Mint 12 LXDE will reach EOL in 11 months and Mint 13 LXDE LTS has the potential for another 59 months.
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