Status of LXDE components

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On this page you can see the status of the LXDE components.


Active In active development.
Stalled Not in active development at the moment. Developers are welcome.
Pending The future is not decided yet.
Obsolete Development stopped, not maintained anymore.
Dropped Never finished. No new development is done or wanted.


Components are ordered by status first (with the active components at the beginning) and then by name.

Active work
Component Latest release Status Current Maintainer Original Author Comment
GPicView 0.2.5 Active Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> Some work was done during Google SoC 2010, but more time is required to integrate the new features.
libfm 1.3.1 Active Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> & Andriy Grytsenko <andrej(at)> Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> The supporting library for PCManFM: core of file manager.
LXDM 0.5.3 Active dgod <dgod.osa(at)> Display manager for LXDE.
LXHotkey 0.1.0 Active Andriy Grytsenko <andrej(at)> Utility to view and edit global keyboard shortcuts (hotkeys).
lxmenu-data 0.1.5 Active Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> Data files used to generate application menu (ported from gnome-menus)
LXPanel 0.10.0 Active Henry Gebhardt <hsggebhardt(at)> Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> & Fred Chien <cfsghost(at)> Desktop panel with a menu.
LXRandR 0.3.2 Active Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> GUI frontend to xrandr. A simple tool to change screen resolution.
LXSession 0.5.4 Active Julien Lavergne <gilir(at)> Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> Session manager for LXDE.
LXTask 0.1.9 Active dgod <dgod.osa(at)> Ported from XFCE4 task manager Originally we planned to extend the functionality of XFCE4 task manager, improve the UI and remove XFCE4 dependencies. However we haven't found the time and resources to continue the work. It's faith is uncertain at this stage.
LXTerminal 0.3.1 Active FinboySlick <jonathan(at)> & Ming-ting Yao Wei <mwei(at)> Fred Chien <cfsghost(at)> The standard terminal emulator of LXDE.
menu-cache 1.0.2 Active Andriy Grytsenko <andrej(at)> Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> Library used to generate a cached version of application menu. Used by LXPanel and libfm.
PCManFM 1.3.1 Active Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> & Andriy Grytsenko <andrej(at)> Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> The file and desktop manager using libfm.
Stalled work
ldm-gtk-builder-greeter 0.2.0 Stalled Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> A new GtkBuilder-based greeter for LightDM still in development
LXAppearance 0.6.3 Stalled Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> Look & feel configuration.
LXAppearance-OBConf 0.2.3 Stalled Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> A plugin for LXAppearance providing Openbox configuration options.
lxde-common 0.99.2 Stalled Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> Data files used by LXDE. Some kind of metapackage for LXDE.
lxde-icon-theme 0.5.1 Stalled Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> saki Ported from nuoveXT2 icon theme created by saki.
LXInput 0.3.5 Stalled Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> Keyboard and Mouse configuration.
LXLauncher 0.2.5 Stalled Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> A application launcher for netbooks and handheld devices. The latest code in git provides experimental theming support, but it doesn't work well.
LXMusic 0.4.7 Stalled Jürgen Hötzel <> Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> Music player. GTK+ based xmms2 frontend.
lxpanel-plugins unknown Stalled ? ? Some useful plugins for LXPanel (Some are broken)
Pending work
lxadmin 0.0.1 Pending Julien Lavergne <gilir(at)> A configuration tool for Lubuntu
lxcontrol - Pending - A control center for LXDE.
LXine 0.2.5 Pending ? Fred Chien <cfsghost(at)> A lightweight video/audio mediaplayer frontend for xine-lib
lxpanel-xmms2 0.1.2 Pending Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> Panel applet controlling xmms2
LXScreenshot 0.0.1 Pending Julien Lavergne <gilir(at)> A screenshot tool for the LXDE project
lxsysmon 0.1.0 Pending Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <>
Obsolete work
GtkNetcat 0.1 Obsolete None Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> The tool is a simple GUI frontend for netcat command, but it's no longer maintained.
LXPolkit 0.1 Obsolete None Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> Authentication agent for PolicyKit. Merged into LXSession now.
LXSession Edit 0.2.0 Obsolete None Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> GUI tool used to change some configuration of LXSession and to enable/disable autostart applications.
LXShortcut 0.1.2 Obsolete None Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> A tool used to edit *.desktop files. Replaced with a frontend to widget of LibFM now.
PCManFM Legacy 0.5.2 Obsolete None Hong Jen Yee (PCMan) <> The old PCManFM series which does not support GIO. IgnorantGuru has a modified version [1]
Discontinued work
LXNM 0.2.2 Dropped None Fred Chien <cfsghost(at)> The network management tool for LXDE. The project was dropped before it was finished.
LXNM-applet unknown Dropped None Fred Chien <cfsghost(at)> GUI applet controlling LXNM. It's no longer being developed.

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