Benchmark: Memory Usage: LXQt desktop environment vs XFCE
It has always been rumored that Qt is bloated so programs written in Qt should be bloated. Some even argued that the LXDE developers made a wrong decision on the migration to LXQt. Why not replace the assumptions with some experiments? In fact, LXQt 0.11 even uses slightly less memory than XFCE (with gtk+ 2). After […]
Qt5 port of Pulse Audio Volume Control (pavucontrol)
There has long been needs for a simple Qt frontend for pulseaudio-based audio mixer. So I ported the gtk+ version pavucontrol program to Qt5 for use in LXQt.
LXPanel 0.8.1 released.
After some bugs gathered and fixed, the bugfix release of LXPanel got its time to happen. So 0.8.1 now. In addition to 17 complete translations in 0.8.0, it now also completely translated to Japanese and Polish languages. The most probably it’s the fisrt and the last in 0.8.x series, time to do some development is […]
Memory Usage of LXQt 0.9
Since the release of LXQt 0.9 several days ago, many people are curious about its memory usage since in the release announcement we mentioned the use of two libraries from KDE framework 5. Don’t worry! They are just “pure Qt libraries” without other KDE dependencies (Thank you KDE guys!). Good engineers always base their design […]
LXQt Performance Tips
As we’re going to have a new release for LXQt 0.9, I’d like to provide some performance tips for users and packagers.
LXPanel 0.8.0 released.
As already was announced, the time to release next LXPanel has came. The release goals for 0.8 were: complete multi-monitor support improve and further simplify plugins API It also happen to have better performance than before, that was a side effect of optimizations. The release 0.8.0 comes fully translated to 17 languages: Chinese (China), Dutch, Finnish, French, […]
LXSession 0.5.2 released.
After next round of bugfixes next version of LXDE session manager finally came to the release time. We all hope it is more stable and bugless now. New release tarball download link: lxsession-0.5.2.tar.xz – SHA1: 00d45cccbdd6fb05c46998671a7c12123a0a2179
LXPanel 0.8.0 pre release testing.
After some development, it’s time to release next feature version of LXPanel. The release goals for 0.8 were: complete multi-monitor support improve and further simplify plugins API Now that it was done, and numerous bugs fixed along with that, LXPanel has come to release time, which is scheduled in about 2 weeks. We would appreciate […]