What are the advantages of lxqt over other lightweight DEs like mate and xfce? 01 April 2019, 00:00:24 What are the advantages of lxqt over other lightweight DE's that convinced the Artix team to bundle it with the live cds?Not many linux distros choose to bundle with lxqt or lxde desktops these days. Lxqt isn't THAT much lighter than mate or xfce. Hasn't been in the game as long and doesn't have as many configurations as them. I haven't used these desktop environments all that much to give a fair take, but I did enjoy customized xfce and mate quite a bit when I used them. I am hoping when lxqt reaches 1.0 release, it will have all the necessary features to finally put it on the map.