Ubuntu – Are there any small GUI packages for Ubuntu


I have just installed Ubuntu 11.10 Server, but I need a GUI and ability to run programs like web browser. It doesn't have to be pretty.
I have checked gnome and kdefull – those require like 1300 and 1450 MB. Quite too much (and I have a slow connection, so it will take a while). There's also gnome-core – 800 MB. Is it usable, is it even a desktop? Are there any other minimalistic desktop packages (Gnome, KDE or whatever)?

P. S. I don't care about size to download too much, what I really care about is RAM consumption.

Best Answer

Bare minimal LXDE. It uses openbox as window-manager but panel, menus,file-managers are all-set

sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends lxde-core

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