Lubuntu is a project that is intended to lead to an official derivative of the Ubuntu operating system that is lighter, less resource hungry and more energy-efficient, using the LXDE desktop environment.
The LXDE desktop uses the Openbox window manager and is intended to be a low system requirement, low RAM environment for netbooks, mobile devices and older PCs. In this role it will compete with Xubuntu with an initial review claiming it uses half as much RAM as Xubuntu or Ubuntu on a normal installation or in typical use.
In February 2009, Mark Shuttleworth of Ubuntu invited the LXDE project to become a self-maintained project within the Ubuntu community, with the aim of leading to a dedicated new official Ubuntu derivative to be called Lubuntu. In March 2009, the Lubuntu project was started on Launchpad by Mario Behling, including an early project logo. The project also established an official Ubuntu wiki project page, also under Behling's management, that includes listings of applications, packages, and components.
Number of CDs : 1
Version: 13.04 (32-bit)
Release Date: 25/04/2013