What is the difference between lubuntu and Ubuntu? How does lubuntu compare to Ubuntu?
|Based On||Debian Stable||Debian|
|Default Desktop Environment||Unity(various editons with MATE, Xfce, LXDE and other)||LXDE|
|Official Supported Architectures||i386, amd64||amd64, i686|
|Release Schedule||2 Year LTS / 6 Month Releases||2 Year LTS / 6 Month Releases|
Both Lubuntu and Ubuntu share Two Major Important Things:
Lubuntu and Ubuntu belong to the same family and talking about each as totally different two systems is not correct since they have some things in common. Thus, we use the same Forum Area and share many Wiki Pages.
The differences between Lubuntu and Ubuntu are:
Other than that, they are the same. The DE is what makes Lubuntu a lightweight OS, and of course the selected applications too because we make sure to use the lightest applications which are not resource hungry. However, you are still free to use any application available in Ubuntu’s repositories, as long as your computer can run it.
Lubuntu is recognized as a member the Ubuntu family by the developers of Ubuntu.
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