DBLab LXLE Remix 12.04.4 RC
Available as full-features Live DVDs
Like many other DBLab editions, this release comes with two Live DVD ISO images of approximately 4GB in size each, designed for the 64-bit (amd64) and 32-bit (i386) instruction set architectures. The user must burn these images to DVD discs or write them on USB flash drives of 4GB or higher capacity in order to boot them from the BIOS of a PC.
No surprise here either, as this DBLab flavor features a standard boot menu that powers all of the other DBLab editions. The user will be able to start the live environment with default options or in safe graphics mode, directly start the installer, perform a system memory diagnostic test using the Memtest86+ utility, as well as to boot an existing operating system from the first disk.
Lightweight desktop environment à la LXLE and Lubuntu
Being based on LXLE, which in turn is based on Lubuntu, the distribution comes with the lightweight LXDE desktop environment, which comprises of a bottom panel and a hidden task bar on the left side of the screen. As usual, you’ll have to login before you can access the graphical desktop interface (no password is required).
LXLE with dozens of applications
As expected from a DBLab flavor, it includes at least twice as much applications than the original system on which is based does. Among some of the most popular apps, we can mention Darktable, RawTherapee, Fotoxx, Geary, Chromium, Mozilla Firefox, FileZilla, MyPaint and Audacious.
Summing up, DBLab LXLE Remix proves to be a low on resources and stable operating system that provides users with the same standards as LXDE, plus an extra layer of open source applications.
Reviewed by Marius Nestor, last updated on May 31st, 2014
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- System update
- Many bug fixes
Application descriptionDBLab is an open source Linux operating system project based on a wide range of GNU/Linux distributions, which are mai...