My desktop at home is not getting any younger, so I've been experimenting with some more lightweight desktops and window managers. I've tried (and recommend) e16, fvwm, and fvwm-crystal. My current Linux distrubtion is Xubuntu 9.04 and I also like the xfce desktop it provides. Maybe I just like everything.
First add the Enlightenment Repository to your sources list by opening your repository sources file with:
$ sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.listAdd the following line:
deb http://packages.enlightenment.org/ubuntu jaunty main extras
After adding the repository to your sources list, grab and add the repository key:
$ wget http://packages.enlightenment.org/repo.keyAnd then install e17:
$ sudo apt-key add repo.key
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install e17 emodule-places \
Once everything's installed, log out and at the log in screen click Session and select Enlightenment. Log back in and you'll be presented with a few setup pages (I selected the Standard setup and added Firefox and some more friends to application list). After setup, you should be good to go.