Tag Archives: lightweight

Ubuntu to Run Wayland by Default

Wayland is a lightweight display server protocol that is already severely overdue to replace XORG.There has always been a master plan to include Wayland into Ubuntu. What does this mean? It means Linux/Ubuntu will now be easier to develop, use less … Continue reading

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Review: Lightweight Desktop environment LXQT 0.9: After 1 year, Is it ready?

LXQT is a light and usable desktop environment. It is almost ready and I believe by Lubuntu 16.04 will be the default selection for DE choice for our OS. It is essential to look forward into the future and thats what made me choose LXDE with a potential to transition to LXQT in the first place rather than XFCE. The few crucial bugs that I had encountered were fixed shortly.

There are a few quirks as stated before and some software look somewhat old-age, consider VLC being based on QT, look at its mac comparison and the linux comparison. GTK software like libre-office look out of place but we can’t do much about it. Theming seems to help a little.

Also, right clicking on the desktop is a basic feature that is needed and requested by many users. I hope it is implemented in the next release. Continue reading

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Choosing the right laptop for our OS

“We become what we behold. We shape our tools, and thereafter our tools shape us.” ― Marshall McLuhan Hardware selection is difficult. Amidst my busy schedule, everyday i consider, before I start a project, I consider what tools would benefit … Continue reading

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Operating system: 14.04 Trusty Tahr Lubuntu

The next version of Ubuntu has just been released. After much research and pre planning, I have decided to take the OS I am going to use in a new direction. Since the last version was based on 10.10, there … Continue reading

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