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In praise of LXDE

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When it comes to using GNU/Linux, there are two well-known desktop environments - GNOME and KDE. Most users opt for one or the other and make do with their choice.
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Both GNOME and KDE are environments that are full of features and, hence, quite memory-hungry. For most people, given the configurations which are present on modern-day PCs or laptops, that is not a problem.

But for others, who have older machines, it is a very real problem.

Here is where a desktop like the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment comes in. It is not half as well-known as KDE or GNOME but an excellent substitute.

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