Install Razor-qt Desktop Environment in Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/11.10 Oneiric/11.04 Natty/10.10 Maverick/10.04 Lucid/Linux Mint (New Release)

Razor-qt is an advanced, easy-to-use, and fast desktop environment based on Qt technologies. It has been tailored for users who value simplicity, speed, and an intuitive interface. Unlike most desktop environments, Razor-qt also works fine with weak machines.

While still a new project, Razor-qt already contains the key DE components:
  • Panel
  • Desktop
  • Application launcher
  • Settings center
  • Sessions
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What's New in this Release:
  • New Components:
    • razor-lightdm-greeter for lightdm greeter on razorqt/qt4 based desktop
    • razor-notificationd. A tool to handle notifications over razor desktop
    • razor-openssh-askpass helper
    • razor-confupdate for update older config files
    • razor-appeareance gui for support config theming
    • razor-globalkeyshortcuts for keyboard shortcut configuration
  • Overall changes:
    • many bug fixes
    • razor-about was improved with system tech info embed.
    • License clarification. Including GPL and LGPL licenses in tarball.
    • Session files over different flavors of WM removed. Now razor-session handles a default windowmanager depending on what's installed. Users can configure it in the razor-config module later.
    • Split config session window, due new session autostart changes, featuring better system tray support.
    • more XDG standards implemented, also implements an autostart mechanism in freedesktop style.
    • new implementation of config files, there's a new module that help to migrate olders config files
    • nicer razor-config app layout
    • better integration with window managers from fvwm family
  • Desktop:
    • Architecture changes to prevent RTTI related crashes and support for all Qt versions.
    • Huge performance optimizations.
    • new desktop widget- notepad
  • Panel:
    • cpu monitor applet
    • lm sensor applet
    • volume control applet that supports alsa or pulseaudio
    • color picker
    • network monitor
    • featured improve fonts settings
    • featured auto size.
  • Other Changes:
    • Runner: Support for VirtualBox machines control
    • Themes: implements new way of handle sizes and layouts, fixed and refresh all themes
    • Translations: Many translations added.

To install Razor-qt Desktop in Ubuntu/Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
That's it
Source: Razor-qt
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