Lightweight desktops are cool, right? KDE 3 was great but those pesky KDE 4 hackers kept adding all these doodahs and whatchamacallums that nobody needs, yeah? But when you use XFCE there's always some little bit that you missed from your full fat desktop, and isn't LXDE getting heavier with every release?
This is a project to exploit the modularity of KDE to build a lightweight XFCE-class desktop environment, but that can be expanded as needed with additional features back to full KDE weight.
This should be of use in both server environments needing a minimal desktop for sysadmin; for fixed function users using browser based tools, and for knowledge workers/power users that want their own cocktail of mail client/calendar/productivity tools without having the KDE middleware for this function running in parallel.
The plan is to work on 3 fronts:
We made a pretty darn good start.
A Trello board shows plans for the project.
Categories: desktop,distribution Tags: kde,helpwanted,enterprise,inprogress
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