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I don't really care if the desktop environment is quick. What I want is a desktop environment that lets me open apps and get things done the fastest. I don't care about flashiness or anything.
READ: I am not looking for the desktop environment that is the lightest. I am looking for the one that lets me open an app and use it most effectively, to minimize,for example, the time it takes me to open libreoffice and write up an essay for school. I want to be super efficient.