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Xubuntu’s responsiveness was still excellent, but if I had to nit-pick I’d say that it was slightly less responsive than Lubuntu.
A lot of times it just seemed like there was an extra quarter of a second delay to several things that I wanted to do — maybe that was because of animations, but perception is everything.
Again, most of that time is surely taken up by loading the operating system rather than the desktop environment, but it is still 2-3 seconds longer than Lubuntu.
Instead of Libre Office, you’ll see Abiword and Gnumeric as replacements for word processing and spreadsheets, respectively.
LXDE has been historically praised As Linux is arguably the most customizeable operating system between it, Windows, and Mac OS X; there's plenty of room to change just about whatever you please.
MATE is a fork from the old GNOME 2The world of Linux desktop environments has dramatically changed since then.
Gnome 3 was born, Gnome 2 was essentially thrown to the side, Gnome 3 was forked to create Cinnamon, and so on. desktop environment after the GNOME team pretty much abandoned it in favor of GNOME 3.