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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
There were a couple of comments posted to my previous write-up of PCLinuxOS KDE 2011.6 which said that the LXDE version was already available. In fact I had noticed the ISO files for it when I downloaded the KDE distribution, but since it had not been "announced" on the PCLinuxOS Web Page I decided not to write about it at that time. Those comments pointed me to the Release Announcement for the LXDE version, so I have now downloaded it and installed on a couple of netbooks. Here are my first impressions.
I will start by saying that pretty much everything that I wrote about PCLinuxOS KDE 2011.6 applies to this LXDE version as well. Download (from the same mirrors), convert and installation are all the same. When you reboot after completing the installation, you will get this LXDE desktop (screenshot from my HP 2133 Mini-Note, 1024x600 resolution):