Alpine newbie desktops

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The desktop environment in Alpine has two main flavors: One supported officially by the Alpine desktop team and one by the community. The official desktops for Alpine are Xfce4 and LXDE and the community contributed desktops are Mate, AWM and the bigger Gnome

Please, if you find something not easy to understand about the integration of the variety of programs, take in consideration further reading till the end of this page to understand important notes about Behavior of Desktop Environments in Linux

So you can choose from those options or follow the next suggested Alpine Newbies: Xorg and Openbox page.

Alpine Desktops: Official Desktop

There's two official supported desktops, XFCE Desktop Environment and LXDE Desktop, that last make also available the Openbox Window Manager.

  1. Alpine Newbies XFCE Desktop Environment
  2. Alpine Newbies LXDE Desktop Environment
  3. Alpine Newbies Openbox Window Manager

Alpine Desktops: Community Contributions

There's some contributions desktop available using the Community Repository Packages like the [Alpine Newbies MATE Desktop Environment|MATE Desktop environment]] due some others need Wayland that has some compatibility problems:

  1. Alpine Newbies MATE Desktop Environment
  2. Awesome Window Manager

Alpine Desktops: Upstream and external ones

All of the original upstream desktops can be installed by the traditional Unix-like method by downloading and compiling it:

  1. Dynamic Window Manager for X
  2. Alpine LXQT Desktop Environment

Alpine Desktops: Multimedia

After having your preferred desktop you can also an improvement to your desktop with:

Alpine Desktops: emulation and gamming

Alpine is capable of providing a good platform to play games and enjoy:

Tutorial series

Previous required What's next to read
Alpine newbie apk packages Alpine Newbies: Xorg and Openbox

See Also

  1. Alpine newbie
  2. Alpine newbie install manual
  3. Alpine newbie apk packages
  4. Alpine newbie desktops
  5. Alpine newbie developer
  6. Alpine newbie lammers