Alternatives to LXDE for all platforms with any license

  • Xfce

    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...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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  • Cinnamon

    Cinnamon is a Linux desktop which provides advanced innovative features and a traditional user experience. The desktop layout is similar to...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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  • MATE

    Many users of GNOME 2 dislike GNOME 3. MATE is a fork of the good old GNOME 2.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD FreeBSD OpenIndiana GhostBSD

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  • LXQt

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

    • Good alternative lightweight desktop envoirement. But not a LXDE. LXDE better than all. OKTAYMERCANMar 2019 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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  • Budgie

    Budgie is the flagship desktop of the Solus OS and is part of the Solus Project. Designed with the modern user in mind, it focuses on simplicity and elegance.

    • The main goal of LXDE is to be light, fast and energy efficient, thing that Budgie wasn't ever. Guest • Apr 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Enlightenment

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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  • Cairo Shell

    Cairo is a desktop environment for Windows. Its goal is to develop a desktop experience that increases productivity and advances current technology standards.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Lumina Desktop Environment

    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...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD PC-BSD

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  • EDE

    Equinox Desktop Environment is simple and small graphical desktop environment for UNIX operating systems

    Free Open Source Linux BSD Solaris

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  • Emerge Desktop

    Emerge Desktop is a replacement Windows "shell" (the desktop environment normally provided by Windows Explorer) for Windows 2000 and above. In order to replace...

    • Discontinued Emerge Desktop is no longer maintained. Last version, 6.1.3, released in 2012, and the source code are still available on SourceForge

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Bluetile

    Bluetile is a tiling window manager for Linux, designed to integrate with the GNOME desktop environment. It provides both a traditional, stacking layout mode as well as...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • CDE (Common Desktop Environment)

    The Common Desktop Environment was created by a collaboration of Sun, HP, IBM, DEC, SCO, Fujitsu and Hitachi. Used on a selection of commercial UNIXs, it is now...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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