Xubuntu 15.04 “Vivid Vervet” Released

Another six months of development have passed, and Xubuntu 15.04 is now available! This release includes the hotly anticipated Xfce 4.12, released on February 28, and the typical application, appearance, documentation, and translation updates.

What’s New?

With the release of Xfce 4.12, this list is a bit longer than usual…

Features

Applications

  • abiword 3.0.1
  • 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

Screenshots

LightDM Gtk Greeter 2.0
Firefox and Thunderbird
Office Applications
Xfce Applications
LightDM GTK Greeter Settings
Xubuntu Light and Dark
Desktop

Known Issues

  • Catfish: Authentication in live session accepts any value as a password (LP: #1395720)
  • Xfce Panel: Dragging applications in the taskbar causes repaint errors (LP: #1397095)
  • Xfce Notes/Panel: When upgrading, the notes plugin is removed from the panel (LP: #1446598)
  • Power Indicator: indicator-power icons are incorrect after upgrade (LP: #1446605)
  • Virtualbox/VMWare: Shutdown/Restart of live session guest does not work (LP: #1447038)

Download

Head to the Xubuntu website to grab the latest LTS or stable version here.