Linux Mint Fluxbox Community Edition

This is the first ever release of a Fluxbox-based Linux Mint Community Edition! What is Linux Mint Fluxbox Community Edition and what do the development team aim to achieve?

Linux Mint Fluxbox CE aims to be lean and fast. It should be able to run on older hardware allowing people with weak to mediocre machines to enjoy the awesomeness of Linux Mint.

Linux Mint Fluxbox CE aims to be easy to use. Wherever possible we provide comprehensive GUI tools catering for both new and veteran users.

Linux Mint Fluxbox CE aims not only to play the part, we aim to look the part. Linux Mint is famous for looking slick and totally awesome, and we aim to please.

The first BETA of Linux Mint 4.0 Daryna Fluxbox Community Edition was released. Maintained in Romania by Shane Joe Lazar, this edition replaces Gnome with Fluxbox to provide a much more lightweight operating system.

The development team's goals meant they had to strike a very delicate balance between a minimalistic and an easy to use setup .

Mint specific applications used in Linux Mint Fluxbox CE include: mintConfig, mintAssistant, mintDesktop, mintInstall, mintUpdate, Envy.

Major applications used for common tasks are: Firefox, Thunderbird, Abiword, Gnumeric, GPaint, Exaile, Mplayer Movie Player, Brasero.

Fluxbox specific tools include: Fbpager, Fluxconf, Fluxkeys, Fluxmenu, iDesk

Support for all types of multimedia codecs, web browser plugins and the like are an obvious addition.

Now, try it by downloading here.


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