How To Configure Notification Settings In Lubuntu 19.04

The desktop environment in Lubuntu 19.04 is LXQt which is lightweight and easy to configure. They way notifications appear can be changed so that they can remain visible for a select time period, where they appear and so on. Here is how to change them: From the Lubuntu start menu, choose Preferences > LXQt settings > LXQt Configuration Center. Then choose Desktop Notifications. Over here,...

Void Linux : An Independent Lightweight Linux Distro

Void Linux is an independent Linux distribution suited for more experienced users. It is not based on any other popular distros like Debian or Arch and instead of systemd,  it uses runit for managing system services which is considered far more better. So if you are an experienced Linux user and want to try out a new independent distribution, Void Linux can be a good option. It can even support embedded...

How To Change Location Of User Folders In Lubuntu 18.10

Lubuntu is a lightweight Ubuntu distribution for older PCs. With the latest 18.10 release that has LXQt desktop, it makes it easy to change the location of personal files and folders. Here is how : From the start menu, go to Preferences > LXQt settings Next, click on LXQt Configuration Center. Then select Session Settings. Over...

BunsenLabs Linux : A Minimalistic Debian Based Linux Distribution

If you are looking for a minimalistic Debian distro that’s lightweight and doesn’t require a lot of configuration changes to work properly, BunsenLabs Linux is a good choice. It is basically a continuation of CrunchBang Linux and comes with Openbox as the default window manager making it extremely light on resources. It has most of the common packages and utilities built-in, Tint2 panel...

MX Linux : An Excellent Debian Based Distro For Desktops

MX Linux is a sleek Debian(stable branch) based distro geared for desktop Linux users. It is a co-op venture between antiX and MEPIS Linux communities. If you are looking to switch or install a distro that works out of the box, MX Linux can be an excellent choice. It is a mid-weight distro with minimum system requirements of 512MB RAM/i486 processor/5GB disk space and recommended requirements of 2GB...

Bodhi Linux : A Lightweight Linux Distro For Older PCs

If you are looking for an easy to use and lightweight distro for older PCs, Bodhi Linux can be a good choice. Due to its very low system requirements, it can even run on PCs that are a couple of decades old: 4 GB Disk space [ 10 GB recommended] 256 MB RAM [ 512 MB recommended] 500 MHz processor [ 1 GHz recommended] Bodhi Linux is based on Ubuntu LTS, so if you are familiar with using Ubuntu, it won’t...