Another 6 months of development has come and gone and we have a new Xubuntu release! This release includes the hotly anticipated Xfce 4.12, released on February 28, as well as all of the typical application, appearance, documentation, and translation updates.
Left: Xubuntu 14.10, Right: Xubuntu 15.04
With the release of Xfce 4.12, this list is a bit longer than usual…
- Xfce 4.12, and all of the wonderful things it includes!
- A new application, LightDM GTK Greeter Settings, has been included to configure the login screen.
- Light Locker is now configured through Xfce Power Manager
- Xubuntu Light is the new default Mousepad scheme
- Xubuntu Dark is a refreshed version of the previous terminal scheme
- QT applications now look better out of the box
- apt-offline 1.6
- blueman 1.99
- exo (Xfce support library) 0.10.4
- firefox 37.0
- garcon (Xfce menu library) 0.4.0
- gnumeric 1.12.18
- inxi 2.2.16
- light-locker 1.6
- lightdm-gtk-greeter 2.0
- lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings 1.1.0
- mousepad 0.4.0
- parole 0.8.0
- pavucontrol 2.0.3
- ristretto 0.8.0
- thunar 1.6.6
- thunderbird 31.6
- tumbler (Xfce thumbnailer) 0.1.31
- xfce4-appfinder 4.12.0
- xfce4-dev-tools 4.12.0
- xfce4-indicator-plugin 2.3.3
- xfce4-netload-plugin 1.2.4
- xfce4-panel 4.12.0
- xfce4-places-plugin 1.7.0
- xfce4-power-manager 1.4.3
- xfce4-screenshooter 1.8.2
- xfce4-session 4.12.1
- xfce4-settings 4.12.0
- xfce4-systemload-plugin 1.1.2
- xfce4-taskmanager 1.1.0
- xfce4-weather-plugin 0.8.5
- xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin 1.4.3
- xfce4-xkb-plugin 0.7.1
- xfconf 4.12.0
- xfdesktop4 4.12.0
- xfwm4 4.12.1
- Catfish: Authentication in live session accepts any value as password (LP: #1395720)
- A minor issue since the live session does not use a password.
- Xfce Panel: Dragging applications in the task bar causes repaint errors (LP: #1397095)
- Xfce Notes/Panel: When upgrading, the notes plugin is removed from the panel (LP: #1446598)
- No data is lost here, simply add the plugin back to your panel.
- Power Indicator: indicator-power icons are incorrect after upgrade (LP: #1446605)
- Virtualbox/VMWare: Shutdown/Restart of live session guest does not work (LP: #1447038)
- The installation completes and no data is lost. Simply restart your virtual machine.
Head over to the Xubuntu website to grab the latest LTS or stable version here.