Tag Archives: desktop

windows 7 users welcomed by linuxliteos 4.8 gnu/linux desktop

windows 7 users welcomed by linux lite os 4.8 gnu/linux desktop – the free libre open source desktop DESIGNED to help you transition off unsupported windows 7

LINUXLITE OS would like to take this opportunity to welcome all Windows 7 people who have come here to find a simple, fast and free alternative to Windows 7 which has reached its end of life and no longer provides security updates. Linux Lite makes the transition to a linux based operating system by offering a full, Microsoft compatible Office suite, familiar software like Firefox, Chrome, Teamviewer, VLC as well as full system back up tools, a comprehensive – easy to follow Help Manual to guide you on your journey

tails is the amnesic incognito private and secure live desktop that runs from a USB stick

tails is the amnesic incognito private and secure live desktop that runs from a USB stick

and some great info and warning on how to be secure as possible

red hat gnu/linux distros & the xfce desktop environment

red hat gnu/linux distros & the xfce desktop environment

according to red hat you can only install from http://www.xfce.org/download

but if you add the fedoraproject EPEL repo you can install xfce desktop onto oracle linux 7 (and red hat ?)

# wget https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm
# yum install epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm
# yum groupinstall xfce

then logout click options and choose xfce session instead of gnome and login

# yum repolist
Loaded plugins: langpacks, ulninfo
repo id                    repo name                                                                         status
epel/x86_64                Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux 7 - x86_64                                    13,174
ol7_UEKR5/x86_64           Latest Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 5 for Oracle Linux 7Server (x86_64)     125
ol7_developer_EPEL/x86_64  Oracle Linux 7Server Development Packages (x86_64)                                26,135
ol7_latest/x86_64          Oracle Linux 7Server Latest (x86_64)                                              12,818
repolist: 52,252

BTW if you are using centos you can simply use rpm / yum

# yum install epel-release
# yum groupinstall "X Window system"
# yum groupinstall "Xfce"

see

Linux Lite 4 GNU/Linux release schedule and download #linux #gnu/linux #desktop #osde

Linux Lite 4 GNU/Linux release schedule and download #linux #gnu/linux

Release Schedule

  • Linux Lite 4.0 ‘Diamond’ Release – 1st June 2018
  • Linux Lite 4.2 Release – 1st November 2018
  • Linux Lite 4.4 Release – 1st April 2019
  • Linux Lite 4.6 Release – 1st September 2019
  • Linux Lite 4.8 Release – 1st February 2020 (End of Support April 2023)

Download

 

xfce panel plugins

xfce panel plugins

installed by default if you are using xubuntu but you’ll need to add them if you’re using opensuse xfce

# zypper install xfce4-panel-plugin-cpugraph 
# zypper install xfce4-panel-plugin-netload 
# zypper install xfce4-panel-plugin-systemload

its official if youve got a old low spec PC try xubuntu

its official ! if youve got a old low spec PC try the ubuntu alternatives like Lubuntu or Xubuntu.

NOTE: Standard Ed/X/Ubuntu releases have 9 month of maintenance and LTS releases have 3 years of support.

http://ubuntugnome.org/