Lubuntu is a faster, more lightweight and energy saving, official flavour of Ubuntu using LXDE, the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment.
Lubuntu is designed to be fast and easy to use. It has lots of applications for every daily need, while keeping your system light and responsive, being it ideal not only for old computers and netbooks, but for newer computers too making them lightening fast.
Continue reading about the included applications in Lubuntu out of the box.
PCManFM is a lightweight and incredibly fast file manager with lots of features. This brings a stable and high responsive desktop.
A lot of tools to satisfy your daily needs, such as a calculator, a text editor, a file (de)compressor, sticky notes and, of course, a Unix-like terminal.
You can obtain images from your scanner with an easy interface, view any kind of graphic documents, your favourite photos, or make simple drawings.
Listen to the music stored in your computer or radio streaming with Audacious, play movies with Gnome-Mplayer, and burn discs with XFBurn.
Browse the web with Firefox, read your e-mails with Sylpheed, download torrents with Transmission, or chat on multiple accounts with Pidgin messenger.
View and create Microsoft® Office™ compatible documents with Abiword word processor and Gnumeric spreadsheet, and read PDF files.
Customize almost everything in your desktop: icons and visual settings, manage users, add free apps and games, connect printers and other devices, etc.