The "Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment" is an extremely fast-performing and energy-saving desktop environment.
Maintained by an international community of developers, it comes with a beautiful interface, multi-language support, standard keyboard short cuts and additional features like tabbed file browsing. LXDE uses less CPU and less RAM than other environments.
Make sure you have the latest packages installed.
When it's done, reboot system and choose lxde before you login. Now you are in LXDE, lets remove xfce or gnome environment.
Open /etc/conary/system-model, remove the line that has: install group-gnome-dist
Or remove group-xfce-dist. But only if you want LXDE and nothing else. If want to use gnome/xfce later, then you might want to leave it alone. then:
The most common ones
Lxde is setup with a main group (group-lxde-dist). Inside that group, we have smaller groups that provides all packages for lxde.
Instead of installing group-lxde-dist, you can install those groups you want to install.
Move notify bubbles
Currently, we haven't solved how to move notify to down right corner.
Lets move notify bubbles
Now you have notify bubbles in right place. See all tweaks/settings for notify-osd here: Notifyosd notifications
Conary gets broken, if going from devel installation
Some reports about conary won't work after changed to Lxde, might be a rpm path that causes this issue. As rpm gets removed. Open terminal and write:
Now it will work as normal again.
QT apps wont show gtk theme
To get QT application to use your theme. Open terminal and write:
Choose GTK+ for theme. And use menu > File > Save
Now will the qt applications look normal.
High CPU usage or volumeicon won't show up in notify tray
If you get a high cpu or volumeicon won't show up. You might hit a issue with volumeicon, read and fix it: here
Any suggestions or ideas, contact TForsman in irc or write an issue at http://issues.foresightlinux.org/ or through mail. Just use my nickname and @foresightlinux.se or @foresightlinux.org