[Lubuntu-qa] LXQt session at Ubuntu Online Session Thursday

Walter Lapchynski wxl at ubuntu.com
Fri May 8 23:34:31 UTC 2015

LXQt is still relatively early in development. Things will improve.

However, the future of LXDE on any distro doesn't look good. Upstream
development has transitioned almost entirely to LXQt.

Patches welcome and all, though. :)

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On May 5, 2015 3:03 AM, "Henk Terhell" <hterhell at chello.nl> wrote:

> Andrej N. Gritsenko schreef op 5-5-2015 om 01:57:
>>      Hello!
>> Just as from point of view from someone who sometimes install Lubuntu on
>> users machines, especially for those users who migrate from Windows. If
>> you plan to set Lubuntu to lxqt and abandon lxde then I would say, that
>> is very early to do now yet. I believe LXQt and LXDE variants of Ubuntu
>> should co-exist together. LXDE one for those who needs stable, reliable,
>> fully translated, accessible software, and LXQt one for those who wants
>> evolving, bleeding edge software and don't need complete localizations
>> and accessibility.
> +1
> Lower memory usage may also be a factor for users to stay with LXDE.
> Hopefully there remains in future a place for LXDE in the Ubuntu family
> for older PC's.
> (Tough a suitable alternative now is Debian 8/LXDE, requiring somewhat
> more effort for customization, but by default shipping with more office and
> graphic software).
> Henk
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