Development Release: Linux Lite 5.6 RC1
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Linux Lite is a beginner-friendly Linux distribution based on Ubuntu’s long-term support (LTS) release and featuring the Xfce desktop. The distribution combines its Ubuntu base with a collection of user friendly utilities and guides to help new users get started. The project has published a new development release features an option to launch the system installer from the welcome window and offers a new icon theme. There have also been a number of package upgrades. “Details: Kernel: 5.4.0-80 (custom kernels also available via our repository for versions 3.13 - 5.13); Firefox: 89.0.2; Thunderbird: 78.11.0; LibreOffice: 188.8.131.52; VLC: 184.108.40.206; GIMP: 2.10.18; Base: 20.04.2. Known issues: No prompt to eject media at the end of the Legacy install, prompt is available at the end of the UEFI install. Release notes - not working on first installer slide. Desktop icons - English support only. GRUB - holding shift down whilst booting in UEFI mode does not bring up the Grub menu (works in Legacy mode), waiting for Ubuntu fix. GRUB menu shows Linux Lite as ‘Ubuntu’. After you install Linux Lite, you can change GRUB to show ‘Linux Lite’.” Further information, including minimum system requirements and screenshots, can be found in the project’s release announcement for the new release candidate. Download: linux-lite-5.6-rc1-64bit.iso (1,413MB, SHA256, torrent, pkglist).
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