Install LXDE on Ubuntu

Install LXDE session on Ubuntu

Hi Friends let’s go to see “how to instll LXDE in ubuntu”

1.What is LXDE?

LXDE–Light Weight X11 Desktop Environment

2.Uses of LXDE:

–>Consumes less memory only if you have low configuration system otherwise if your ubuntu is slow you can switch into LXDE Environment

–>gtk+2 interface used(Nice looking) and desktop independent

3.How to install LXDE?


Edit “/etc/apt/sources.list” in this file add the following line within     quotes only


For Hardy users: add below lines

deb hardy main
deb-src hardy main”

For Gutsy Users:

“deb gutsy main
deb-src gutsy main”

Save and exit it.


Source files updated by following the above
open the terminal and type the following

sudo apt-get update

after updated type

sudo apt-get install lxde

Now your LXDE is successfully installed

U can change the session to LXDE….Enjoy….


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4 Responses to Install LXDE on Ubuntu

  1. Anbu says:

    going good,i installed it

  2. Arnel says:

    Great post! Although I would like to install the latest release. What is the source for lxde under lucid?

  3. Navaneethan says:

    It can be caught directly in Google,I ll do it,keep on watching…..LXDE is being good to work..Enjoy….

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