Is installing LXDE in ubuntu is equivalent to installing a fresh copy of Lubuntu?
My computer is 2005 Made,Intel D 101 Processor with 512 MB RAM and 80 GB Hard disk. Dual Boot with XP.
I feel a bit slow and have Ubuntu with LXDE desktop now.
There are packages that provide the LXDE desktop environment for an Ubuntu system that is already installed without LXDE. Usually, the best one to install is
The short answer is no. Like Eliah Kagan mentioned, installing lubuntu-desktop on an ubuntu installation does not remove the other packages normally installed with ubuntu but not with lubuntu.
So while using a lighter window manager will help improve performance it will not be as fast as a clean lubuntu installation.
It's a question of deciding between speed and functionality.