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Lumina Desktop Environment Alternatives

Lumina Desktop Environment is described as 'Lumina is a lightweight, BSD licensed, standards-compliant desktop environment based upon Qt and Fluxbox. It is being developed on PC-BSD, and is being packaged for distribution on the PC-BSD package repository as well' and is a desktop environment in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Lumina Desktop Environment for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, Windows, Mac and postmarketOS. The best alternative is KDE Plasma, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Lumina Desktop Environment are GNOME, Xfce, Cinnamon and MATE.

Lumina Desktop Environment alternatives are mainly Desktop Environments but may also be Window Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Lumina Desktop Environment.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • BSD
  • PC-BSD

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  1. Plasma is a cross-device work environment by the KDE Community where trust is put on the user's capacity to best define their own workflow and preferences.

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    The widest functionality & flexibility, the best integration w/ Linux, the biggest number of apps are developed w/ KDE in the mind.

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  2. GNOME icon

    GNOME

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    GNOME 3 has been designed from the ground up to help you have the best possible computing experience. Learn about what it has to offer.

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  3. Xfce (pronounced as four individual letters) is a free software desktop environment for Unix and other Unix-like platforms, such as Linux, Solaris and BSD. It aims to be fast and lightweight, while still being visually appealing and easy to use.

    Xfce 4.14
  4. Cinnamon icon

    Cinnamon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Cinnamon is a Linux desktop which provides advanced innovative features and a traditional user experience. The desktop layout is similar to GNOME 2. The underlying technology is forked from GNOME Shell.

    Cinnamon 4.2
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    MATE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenIndiana
    • GhostBSD

    Many users of GNOME 2 dislike GNOME 3. MATE is a fork of the good old GNOME 2. It provides an intuitive and attractive desktop environment using traditional metaphors for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems.

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  6. LXDE icon

    LXDE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    The "Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment" is an extremely fast-performing and energy-saving desktop environment.

    Screenshot of the LXDE desktop. It's simple, lightweight, fast, modern, internationalized, and standard-compliant.
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    Budgie

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    The Budgie Desktop is a feature-rich, modern desktop designed to keep out the way of the user. It consists of a number of components to provide a more complete desktop experience.

    A screenshot of the Budgie desktop running on Solus Linux. The Budgie settings manager is on the right, made specifically to customize the desktop. The rest of the settings are handled by the Gnome settings manager.
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    LXQt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    LXQt is the Qt port and the upcoming version of LXDE, the Lightweight Desktop Environment. It is the product of the merge between the LXDE-Qt and the .

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    Openbox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Openbox is a highly configurable, next generation window manager with extensive standards support.

    Discontinued

    No actively developed anymore. Last commit was in 2015.

    BlackWhite theme by lyrae @ box-look.org
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    Enlightenment

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Enlightenment is not just a window manager for Linux/X11 and others, but also a whole suite of libraries to help you create beautiful user interfaces with much less work than doing it the old fashioned way and fighting with traditional toolkits, not to mention a traditional...

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