What are some alternatives?
When comparing Sublime Text and LXQt, you can also consider the following products
Atom - At GitHub, we’re building the text editor we’ve always wanted: hackable to the core, but approachable on the first day without ever touching a config file. We can’t wait to see what you build with it.
Xfce - Xfce is a lightweight desktop environment for UNIX-like operating systems. It aims to be fast and low on system resources, while still being visually appealing and user friendly.
Visual Studio Code - Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft
LXDE - Why will you like it? Less resource needs. You can use it on your less-pricey embedded board or salvaged computer. Component-based design. Don't want something in LXDE, or you don't want to use LXDE but only part of it?
Vim - Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing
Budgie - Budgie is the flagship desktop of the Solus OS and is part of the Solus Project.