openSUSE-LXDE development status
Ok people… openSUSE 11.3 Milestone2 has been released and quite soon we will have the Milestone3. So now, after lot’s of promises, what is the status now? IT’S DONE! yes… it’s done… openSUSE 11.3 allow now to install LXDE directly from installation DVD or Net install. I’m sure all of you reading this post wants […]
HUGE success of the Fedora 12 LXDE Spin
The Fedora 12 LXDE spin turns out to be a huge success. It only took us 8 days to become number #2 in the most popular Fedora Spins, although the other spins were released two weeks before LXDE. As I’m writing this post, we had more than 2500 complete BitTorrent downloads.
lubuntu – How To Get Involved
Julian Lavergne posted some ideas to get involved into lubuntu on the mailing list of the project which are helpful for anyone who would like to contribute to the lubuntu project. I am adding a few ideas here. == Improve the Documentation == Our lubuntu documentation site can always be improved. Check out: https://docs.lubuntu.net == Participate […]
Fedora 12 LXDE Spin – Take two!
Finally the hard working people over at the Fedora project have released a working Fedora 12 Spin featuring LXDE! Christoph has the complete story behind the delay, never mind that though and go grab your copy at http://spins.fedoraproject.org/lxde/ (in the last couple of hours 60 other downloads have already occured).
LXDE Fedora for the XO of One Laptop per Child (OLPC)
After our meet up at the Google Summit in Mountain View last week Yaakov Nemoy now published a simple Hacking Guide for LXDE/Fedora on the XO of the OLPC project. While Christoph Wickert and the LXDE team is already working on a fully supported version for the XO, this is “a bunch of quick and […]
Debian-LXDE Dokumentation von Heike Jurzik bei Galileo Press
Das neue Debian GNU/Linux-Buch von Heike Jurzik enthält eine achtseitige Dokumentation über LXDE Debian. Das Buch ist bei Galileo Press erschienen. Wir freuen uns die Seiten zu LXDE mit freundlicher Genehmigung der Autorin und des Verlags für die LXDE Community zur Verfügung stellen zu können. Im deutschen LXDE-Wiki findet sich die LXDE Dokumentation zum Nachlesen: […]
The PCLinuxOS Team has released a PCLinuxOS version with LXDE as the default Desktop, called PCLXDE: PCLXDE 2009.4 is a minimal self-booting/installable Linux Live CD that features the LXDE desktop environment along with a small suite of lightweight applications designed for use on low end computer systems. It is small, fast and fun. Designed for […]
LXDE in CentOS
Avelino from the CentOS Community in Brazil and Chris Wickert had an interesting talk on the LXDE IRC (irc.oftc.net #lxde), how to make LXDE run in CentOS. There are no LXDE rpms for CentOS yet, but it is possible to rebuild the srpms from Fedora. You can grab the latest packages from https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates, use the […]
LXDE running on Android phones
LXDE has been ported to Googles Android by ghostwalker of androidfanatic.com. Thank you very much! We are pretty excited about running X-Windows and more specifically the LXDE Desktop GUI on mobile phones like the G-1. While IceWM, performance-wise runs the fastest – LXDE is also pretty good, and just plain ‘prettier! (http://www.androidfanatic.com/cms/com…) Detailed installation instructions […]
LXDE on ARM architectures: Sharp Zaurus
The LXDE project is pushing its way onto the market for mobile devices and ARM architectures. LXDE is now available for Sharp Zaurus in a specialized Ubuntu Linux distribution (Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron) called “Zubuntu”. Zubuntu is developed by hacker Omegamoon and can be booted (mostly) from flash memory. The Zubuntu project was inspired by […]